A good book and good conversation are the keyingredients of an enjoyable book club experience. Governors State University hascreated the perfect recipe for this year’s “One Book, One University” program.
“We want to attract anyone interested in reading, politics, current events, and a great story to join us for good conversation with good company,” explained Dr. Jim Howley,program organizer and chair of the Intellectual Life Sub-Committee of the Graduate Council.
The novel chosen for this year’s book discussion program is “Reading Lolita in Tehran”by Azar Nafisi.“This is a gripping memoir by a university professor forced to cope with the loss of herpersonal and intellectual freedoms when the totalitarian regime takes control in Iran,”explains Howley. “She clings to her identity as an individual and a teacher while gaininga greater understanding of the importance of art in our lives.”
Office of Public Affairs, "One Book, One University" (2006). Press Releases. 162.