Barbara Culbertson, Coordinator
Book discussions are at 9:30 a.m. in the President's Dining Room (3rd floor, Webster Commons at SNU).
The book must be read to be able to discuss it. The moderator will ask for issues that were found in the reading and will begin the discussion. Participants continue the discussion, agreeing or disagreeing without being disagreeable.
- February 13, 2017
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan offers us a chance to learn some lessons from the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s that ravaged the Great Plains (including Oklahoma) during our nation's Great Depression. What happened during the Dust Bowl was what many have said was America's greatest ecological disaster. New York Time columnist Egan, a Pulitzer Prize winner, earned the National Book Award for The Worst Hard Times.
- April 10, 2017
Anna's Song by Areline Bolerjack and Barbara Jones is a novel about a girl growing into womanhood in the early 1900s on a homestead in what had been the Cherokee Strip area of Oklahoma. The book was co-authored by ASP's own Barbara Jones!
- October 10, 2016
Eve: A Novel by Wm. Paul Young should generate good interaction in ASP's first book discussion of 2016-17. The Amazon.com description says this latest book by the author of The Shack is "a bold, unprecedented exploration of the Creation narrative, true to the original texts and centuries of scholarship." The Oklahoma County Metropolitan Library System has Eve in print, CD and electronic formats. Eve is also available from Amazon in print, audio CD and Kindle formats.