AUT is currently selecting the reading for Spring 2018. Pop on over to the AUT page and vote for what you’d like to read next before December 15th, 2018.

We’re considering the following titles:

Poetry: Christopher Deweese — The Confessions
Short Fiction: Lesley Nneka Arimah — What it Means When a Man Falls from the Sky
Novel: Jessamyn Ward — Sing, Unburied, Sing
Nonfiction (memoir): Roxane Gay — Hunger
Nonfiction (essays): Samantha Irby — We Are Never Meeting in Real Life
Nonfiction (popular science: Robert M. Sapolsky — Behave

Our first FAC met on November 17th to discuss Donna Haraway’s Staying With the Trouble. 15 people attended! And there were some additional reading recommendations made. If you’re looking for good books to read before the next Friday Afternoon Club, here’s what we’ve been reading:

Frank, Dostoevsky: A Writer in His Time
Tolkein, Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion
Saramago, All the Names
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad
Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Hunt, Mr. Splitfoot
Tempest, The Bricks that Built the House
Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway
Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Ward, Salvage the Bones
Dickens, Pickwick Papers
Chernow, Alexander Hamilton
Nelson, The Argonauts
St. John-Mandel, Station Eleven
Locke, Essay Concerning Human Understanding
Angela Davis: An Autobiography
Jones, Lost in the City

Inspired by the Friday Afternoon Club, the archives of which are held in Wright State’s very own Dunbar Library, Alpha Upsilon Tau is pleased to sponsor a series of discussions about recently-published works in the field of English Studies, broadly defined. Join faculty and students for a lively conversation about new and exciting ideas. Friday Afternoon Clubs are free and open to the public and held in the lobby on the 4th Floor of Millett Hall on WSU’s campus.

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