Book Talk: This 20-year-old club speaks volumes

book talk

What it is: An on-campus, monthly book club
Years at Penn: 20, hence the cake; helping celebrate are four of the founding members: Lee Pugh (standing center front) from the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; (standing next to Pugh going left to right) Julie Vick from Career Services; Jean Farrington, wife of former Engineering School Dean Greg Farrington; and (seated, far right) Jane Bryan, formerly from the Library.
Last book read: “Bee Season” by Myla Goldberg
Number of books read over 20 years: 214
Next book: “Ahab’s Wife,” by Sena Jeter Naslund, will be discussed Feb. 5, 1 p.m. in the Woody Room at Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; newcomers welcome; bring your brown bag lunch.
Contact info: Lee Pugh, pughl@pobox.upenn.edu or 215-898-7558

Photo by Candace diCarlo

Originally published on January 24, 2002