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Summer Book Club is back


This is the fifth summer that the UH Libraries and the Women’s Resource Center have co-sponsored a book discussion group for UH students, employees, and friends.

Readers will meet at noon on July 9th in the Women’s Resource Center to discuss The Fault in our Stars by John Green. Booklist gave it a starred review: “Writing about kids with cancer is an invitation to sentimentality and pathos or worse, in unskilled hands, bathos. Happily, Green is able to transcend such pitfalls in his best and most ambitious novel to date. Beautifully conceived and executed, this story artfully examines the largest possible considerations life, love, and death with sensitivity, intelligence, honesty, and integrity.”

Readers will meet at noon on August 4th in the Women’s Resource Center to discuss Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More by Janet Mock.  “Writer and activist Mock came out as a transwoman when Marie Claire profiled her in 2011. In this memoir, she recounts her childhood belief in her true gender, her messy teenaged transition, and her adult life as a woman. A book sure to be both inspiring and important.”  – Library Journal

Bring a brown bag lunch and we’ll provide the drinks and desserts.

All students, staff, faculty and alumni are welcome to participate. Contact Catherine Essinger at if you wish to borrow a copy of the book through the UH Libraries.

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