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Join the RPCV-WI Madison Book Club! Our gatherings are usually at 2PM the 4th Sunday of each month. Contact the Book Club Social Event Chair for details or to join.

Book Club Calendar 2015

Date Title/Author/Excerpt Country/Region Host
Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 2 PM The Book Thief
By Markus Zusak
Germany (WWII) TBA
Sunday, February 22, 2015, at 2 PM The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
By Jared Diamond
Traditional Societies TBA
Sunday, March 22, 2015, at 2 PM The Lowland: A Novel
By Jhumpa Lahiri
India TBA
Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 2 PM Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, and How to Reverse It
by Robert Lupton
Worldwide TBA
Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 2 PM Americanah
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Nigeria / USA Memorial Union Terrace
Sunday, June 28, 2015, at 2 PM A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
By Eric Newby
Afghanistan Memorial Union Terrace
July 2015, at 2 PM no book this month – go outside and play!
Sunday, August 23, 2015, at 2 PM Drown
By Junot Diaz
Dominican Republic / USA Memorial Union Terrace
Sunday, September 27, 2015, at 2 PM In the Body of the World
By Eve Ensler
Congo Memorial Union Terrace
Sunday, October 25, 2015, at 2 PM Wife of the Gods
By Kwei Quartey
Ghana TBA
Sunday, November 22,  2015, at 2 PM Nine Hills to Nambokaha
By Sarah Erdman
Ivory Coast TBA

What have we read over the years? For the curious, or anyone looking for a good book, here are the listings of our readings from April 2008 to the present!

Contact the Book Club Event Chair for more details.


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