Porch Reads is a book club exclusively for undergraduate students at the University of Dayton. Benefits include free books, free food, lively discussions, and a chance to win bookstore credit. RSVP to a discussion and find out how to pick up a free book by emailing Carol Williamson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students may sign up to pick up a free copy of a book. Books selected for Porch Reads are announced early on in the semester. Discussions are held in an informal setting over food and refreshments with select members of the teaching faculty. Students who participate have the opportunity to win credit to the University of Dayton bookstore. We encourage you to participate and enjoy a variety of titles with us this year. Here's to good reads!
THE BOYS IN THE BOAT by Daniel James BrownDiscussion: Monday, April 7 at 6 p.m. in Marianist Hall, Room 205
Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler’s 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower.
GONE GIRL by Gillian FlynnDiscussion: Monday, April 7 at 6.pm. in Roesch Library Group Flex Space
When a woman goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage, while her husband, desperate to clear himself of suspicion, realizes that something more disturbing than murder may have occurred.