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News & Events: Golden Knights Novel Chat

Welcome to our book chat! The Golden Knights Novel Chat is a new book group on campus open to the Clarkson community including students, faculty and staff. You do not need to attend every meeting to join in; come whenever the book choice interests you! 

The group will meet periodically to discuss books selected by the group. The moderator will share interesting background information on the book and the author, as well as suggest questions and topics to get discussion started.

Our Next Book

Our next book will by Beth Macy's Dopesick. Read more here.

What else have we read? 

You can see what we have read in the past here.

Book Chat FAQs

Can I attend if I haven't read/finished the book?

Sure! Just be prepared for potential spoilers. 

Who can attend? 

The club is open to all Clarkson University community members, including students, faculty and staff. 

When does the club meet?

Currently the club is planning to meet the last Wednesday of each month at 5pm, subject to change. 

How are books chosen?

The books will be chosen by a survey sent out to book club members prior to each meeting and/or by a discussion at each meeting. 

Can I attend even if I don't want to moderate? What if I only want to listen?  

Yes, no one will be required to moderate or discuss unless they volunteer. 

Is the library providing the books?

Unfortunately the library does not have the funding to provide books for club members, but our librarians would be happy to help you track down a copy of the book if you are having trouble locating one. 

Can I suggest a book?

Sure! If you are already a member of the club, you can bring it up at our next meeting. If you are considering joining, you can email Lisa Hoover at lhoover@clarkson.edu.

How do I join the club? What if I have questions about the club? 

Email Lisa Hoover at lhoover@clarkson.edu. 

Possible Book Choices

Other Ideas

Suggest a Book

To suggest a book, please email lhoover@clarkson.edu or bring it up at our next meeting.