Let’s Talk About It

Join us as for the 2017 Danny Miller Memorial Let’s Talk About It Lecture and Discussion Series!

This longtime fall tradition of programming at our Cold Spring Branch is sponsored by the Friends of Campbell County Public Library in partnership with the Northern Kentucky University Department of English.

Registration is required for all of the programs in the series. In addition to the copies we have in our collection, interlibrary loan copies of each selection will be available at our Cold Spring Branch two weeks before the program date.

Amulya Malladi’s “The Mango Season”


Amulya Malladi’s “The Mango Season”
Tuesday, September 12, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cold Spring Branch
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Cultures and generations clash as a young woman in India struggles to gain independence from her loving and always-involved family.

Discussion led by Dr. Parmita Kapadia, professor of English.

 

Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451”


Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451
Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cold Spring Branch
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A dystopian novel about a terrifying future in which the job of American firemen is to burn books. The novel explores such themes as censorship, resistance to conformity and the control of society through mass media.

Discussion led by Faith Benson, an English instructor.

Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening”


Kate Chopin’s “
The Awakening”
Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cold Spring Branch
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Set in Louisiana at the end of the 19th century, “The Awakening” tells the story of a traditional and obedient wife who finds liberation and independence.

Discussion led by Kristi Brock, lecturer of English.

Neil Gaiman’s “The Graveyard Book”


Neil Gaiman’s “The Graveyard Book”
Tuesday, October 24, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cold Spring Branch
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This award-winning fantasy novel centers around Nobody Owens, a toddler who is sheltered by ghosts after his family is murdered.

Discussion led by Dr. Steve Gores, professor of English.

 

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