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Lit to Film Book Club -

We meet on the 1st Tue. of the month at 6pm! Please contact Anne Zacharias for more information and join us: switzer2@oakland.edu.

BOOK/FILM LIST - 2022-2023

September 6 - The Lost Daughter by Elena Ferrante

October11 - The Woman in Black by Susan Hill (Note: 2nd Tuesday)

November 1 - A Simple Plan by Scott Smith

December 6 - The Commitments by Roddy Doyle

January 10 - The Ghost and Mrs. Muir by R. A. Dick (Meeting on 2nd Tuesday due to University closure.)

February 7 - Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg

March 7 - The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe

April 4 - The Reivers by William Faulkner

May 2 - Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northrup

June 6 - Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg Film: Fried Green Tomatoes


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Accessing Electronic Resources

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