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FOL Book Discussions for 2013/14

We are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2013/2014 FOL Book Discussions.  This is the 12th season, and once again we invite our Friends and other interested community members to join us as we discuss books from past and present.  Each discussion will be led by a UNCG faculty member.  To reserve a spot at one or more discussion, please register on our website, or contact Barry Miller at 336-256-0112.

All book discussions will meet on Mondays in the Hodges Reading Room

Monday, September 16, 2013 at 4:00 pm: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander.
Faculty Discussion Leader: Dr. Steven Cureton, Sociology.

This year, the Sociology Department is celebrating its Centennial with a series of events that look at "Inequality and Social Justice in a Changing World." The Friends of the UNCG Libraries are excited to team up with Sociology for our first book discussion.  As The New York Review of Books wrote, "Now and then a book c…