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Pioneer/Honors Book Group

The Pioneer/Honors Book Group is run by students. Books of all genres are chosen and purchased for students and other members of the DU community, who enjoy lively discussion and good food several times each quarter. The current Presidents, Katie Brown and Elspeth Sweatman organize meetings and communicates with members.   For questions, please contact Katie or Elspeth.

This year's first books are two collections of stories by Salman Rushdie, Haroun and the Sea of Stories and Luka and the Fire of Life.  Discussions be discussed on October 12th at 6:00 pm and the 14th at 1:00 in the Cave, Mary Reed 17.  The next book is The Reluctant Fundamentalist, by Moshin Hamid.  Discussion dates for this book are Wednesday, November 9th at 6:00 pm and Friday, November 11th at 1:00 pm.

Books are free to students who attend the meetings and are available in Mary Reed 2.  

Book Selections from Recent Years


Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, by Mark Haddon

Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert
The House of the Spirits, by Isabelle Allende

Annie John, by Jamaica Kincaid

The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz
Purple Hibiscus, by  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Out Stealing Horses, by Per Petterson

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