The Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group is moderated by Dr. Karen Weekes, associate professor of English and meets in the Shorday Room, Abington Free Library to discuss award-winning books, films and a poet's work. Decaf coffee, tea and cookies from Curds N Whey are served.
Eggers has won The National Magazine Award, the American Book Award, and other writing prizes. "Hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, Mae Holland begins to question her luck as life beyond her job grows distant, a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, and her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public." (MCLINC Catalog) Books are available to borrow from the shelf by the Circulation Desk or you can borrow them from the Library System. | The New Yorker article, Sharing is Caring is Sharing, Posted by Betsy Morais
Dr. Karen Weekes is an Associate Professor of English at Penn State University, Abington College. Her teaching and research interests include contemporary American and world literature, women’s writing, and graphic memoir and other non-traditional modes of autobiography. Winner of many awards, her most recent is Outstanding Advising/Mentoring Award for Penn State Abington. She is the founder of the Society for Contemporary Literature and has enjoyed leading or participating in book groups for many years.
The views and opinions expressed in various library programs are solely those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Abington Township Public Library or the Friends of Abington Township Public Library.