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Read Smart Gets Book Lovers Talking

Love to talk about the latest bestsellers? Join Read Smart, a series of book discussions led by NC State faculty.

NCSU Libraries and Wake County Public Libraries have teamed up to offer the free, public series sponsored by the university’s Friends of the Library group.

Discussions will be held at the Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Avenue.

  • Thursday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m.
    Interested in sampling a chef’s memoir? Join nutrition professor Sarah Ash for a discussion of Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton.
  • Thursday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.
    Get a historian’s take on the latest from Pulitzer-prize winner Geraldine Brooks. Dr. Judy Kertész, a Lumbee tribe member, will lead the discussion of Caleb’s Crossing, the story of the first Native American to graduate from Harvard, set in 17th-century Martha’s Vineyard.
  • Thursday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m.
    For inspiration, check out Unbroken, the true story of a juvenile delinquent who becomes an Olympic runner and an Army hero. Dr. Joe Caddell, special faculty member in history, will guide discussion of the latest nonfiction by Laura Hillenbrand, bestselling author of Seabiscuit.
Read Smart

Love to talk about the latest books? Join Read Smart, a series of book discussions led by NC State faculty.

NCSU Libraries and Wake County Public Libraries have teamed up to offer the free, public series sponsored by the university’s Friends of the Library group.

Discussions will be held at the Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Avenue, beginning at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 25

Interested in savoring a chef’s memoir? Join nutrition professor Sarah Ash for a discussion of Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton.

Thursday, Sept. 15

Get a historian’s perspective on the latest book from a Pulitzer-prize winner Geraldine Brooks. Dr. Judy Kertész, a member of the Lumbee tribe, will lead the discussion of Caleb’s Crossing, set in the 17th century on Martha’s Vineyard. It’s all about the first Native American to graduate from Harvard.

Thursday, Oct. 27

For an exercise in creativity, check out Unbroken, the true story of a juvenile delinquent turned Olympic runner turned Army hero. Dr. Joe Caddell, special faculty member in history, will lead he discussion of the latest nonfiction book by Laura Hillenbrand, bestselling author of Seabiscuit.

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