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Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankel Discussed at the Working Titles Book Club

The Working Titles Book Club, a group of graduate alumnae from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) held our second meeting on March 29, 2017.  Our discussion, on Man’s Search for Meaning

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Poe’s First Published Story About a Shipwreck Foreshadows Eureka

Poe’s first published tale, “MS. Found in a Bottle,” (1833) won the Baltimore Visitor first prize for fiction. Poe scholar, Thomas Mabbott, calls it a “masterpiece,” and contends that, “winning

A book about book clubs.

Book Clubs: Where Books and People Matter Most

I first saw author Ann Hood speak about three years ago at a Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) distinguished writers’ lecture where she was promoting her book, The Obituary Writer (2013).

Of Mice and Men: Steinbeck Introduces Readers to the Unfamiliar

John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California in 1902. Like his literary contemporary, Ernest Hemingway, Steinbeck concentrated on writing about the familiar settings, characters, and complex situations that he had

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