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UVic Humanities Book Club

Humanities Book Club

The UVic Bookstore and the Faculty of Humanities invite you to join the Humanities Book Club. Held monthly at the UVic Bookstore, meetings aim at open and candid discussion of both fiction and non-fiction books. It starts up again in October 2013.

It's flexible - join us for one or all of the books. Simply register in advance for this unique book club as there is a maximum of thirty participants per book to ensure ease of discussion. Registration is free and based on a first-come, first-served basis.

To register please call 250.721.8315 or email   Please indicate if you will be attending all or just one or two specific dates.

Book Club meetings take place on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 pm at the UVic Bookstore. Light refreshments will be served. A big thank-you is extended to everyone who has volunteered to moderate.


The dates for the 2013 Fall Season are as follows:

Date Title Author Moderator
Oct. 30th Moo Jane Smiley Sharon Sutherland
Nov. 27th Confessions of Fairy’s Daughter Alison Wearing Patricia Houston
Jan 29th A Month in the Country J.L. Carr Neil Campbell
Feb. 26th A Visit from the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan Betty Taylor & Myra Baynton
Mar. 26th The Hangman’s Daughter Oliver Potzsch Cathy Rzeplinski
Apr. 30th Crowbar in the Buddhist Garden: Writing from Prison Stephen Reid Claire Jackson & Jane Foster

Book Purchases

Receive 20% off book club books when you buy them at the UVic Bookstore!  Simply come to the general book counter and we will have your book waiting for you.