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West University Book Group-October 7

the promisePlease join us to discuss The Promise, by Ann Weisgarber.  This book group meeting is part of a wider Gulf Coast Reads program, with many special events and appearances by the author throughout Harris County.  

Wednesday, October 9, 2015, at 11 a.m.

West University Book Group-September 2

sixth extinctionPlease join us to discuss Pulitzer Prize winner, The Sixth Extinction, by Elizabeth Kolbert.  

Wednesday September 2, 2015, at  11 a.m.

"Arresting . . . Ms. Kolbert shows in these pages that she can write with elegiac poetry about the vanishing creatures of this planet, but the real power of her book resides in the hard science and historical context she delivers here, documenting the mounting losses that human beings are leaving in their wake."  New York TImes review

ESL Orientation and Assesment Day at WU

Are you interested in learning English as a Second Language?  Please join us on Thursday, August 27, at 10 a.m.  There will be an ESL orientation, followed by a placement test to determine your level.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if you would like to register for this event.

West University Book Group-August 5

the harder they comePlease join us to discuss The Harder They Come, by T.C. Boyle.  Wednesday August 5, 2015, at 11 a.m.

West University Book Group-July 2

euphoriaPlease join us to discuss Euphoria, by Lily King.  Wednesday July 1, at 11 a.m.

WU Book Club on hiatus for June

The WU book club will take a break in June, and will resume activity in July.  Our book club selection for July will be Euphoria, by Lily King, and copies will be available for checkout at the beginning of June.  

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners-Fiction

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners
Fiction

For distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr (Scribner), an imaginative and intricate novel inspired by the horrors of World War II and written in short, elegant chapters that explore human nature and the contradictory power of technology.

Finalists

Computer Classes at WU in May

Sign up for a free computer class in May.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Beginner Internet, 5/5, 2:00-3:30 pm

Beginner Email Pt. 1, 5/12, 2:00-3:30 pm

Beginner Email Pt. 2, 5/19, 2:00-3:30 pm

Beginner Word 2013, 5/26, 2:00-3:30 pm

Toni Morrison

Please take some time this rainy weekend to read a remarkable article about Toni Morrison, in the New York Times Magazine:


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/12/magazine/the-radical-vision-of-toni-morrison.html?src=me

Computer Classes at WU in April

Sign up for a free computer class in April.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Power Point 2013, 4/7, 2:00-3:30 pm

How to Use Facebook, 4/14, 2:00-3:30 pm

Computer Basics, 4/21, 2:00-3:30 pm

Windows 8.1, 4/28 2:00-3:30 pm

 

 

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