Spring Bulldog Book Club @ MLC

January 26, 2012 – 5:07 PM

Bulldog Book Club is open to all members of the UGA and Athens community. It meets at the Jittery Joe’s coffee shop in the the Miller Learning Center. Book club discussions are held twice on each title, and you are welcome to attend either discussion. Bulldog Book Club discussions are also Blue Card events. For more information on Bulldog Book Club, visit sites.google.com/site/bdogbookclub

Here is a list of the titles and book club dates for spring 2012:

Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express
February 1, 3:30 p.m.
On the Orient Express, a millionaire lies dead, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer.

C. Chabris and D. Simons, The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us
February 7 and February 15, 3:30 p.m.
Six everyday illusions of perception and thought.

Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth
February 21 and February 29, 3:30 p.m.
Milo comes home to enter a large tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo begins a memorable journey.

Deborah Blum, Poisoners’ Handbook:  Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
March 6 and March 21, 3:30 p.m.
Solving murders changed with the first NY medical examiner.  Gripping true story.

Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides
March 27 and April 4, 3:30 p.m.
In Detroit the five Lisbon sisters–beautiful, eccentric, and watched by the neighborhood boys–commit suicide one by one over the course of a single year.

Bram Stoker, Dracula
April 10 and April 18, 3:30 p.m.
The first great vampire novel. Jonathan Harker battles Count Dracula, who never sparkles.

 

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