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Come to the Last FOL Book Discussion--Monday, March 28

Please join us on Monday, March 28, for the last FOL Book Discussion of the current academic year. Professor Jeff Jones (history) is leading the discussion on Children of Dust by Ali Eteraz. Due to construction in Jackson Library, we are moving our discussion to the Alumni House--we will be in the Pecky Cypress Room. Meet us there at 7 pm.

Check out this interview with the author for more information about the book, and be sure to visit the book's website.

Baseball and Books: Tuesday, April 12

The Friends of the UNCG Libraries invite you to a free talk by Brett Friedlander author of "Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams' Doc Graham", at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, April 12 in the Dogwood Room of the Elliott University Center at UNCG, followed by a book signing at the UNCG-Wake Forest baseball game at the UNCG baseball stadium, which begins at 6 pm. The baseball game is also free.

Moonlight Graham was made famous by Burt Lancaster in the film, but his real life is also interesting. Moonlight's brother was UNC system president Frank Porter Graham, and his cousin was UNCG Chancellor Edward Kidder Graham. He also juggled a career in minor league baseball with his medical training,

Co-sponsored with the Athletics Department.