With awards season just around the corner, the alumni UBC Book Club is rolling out its red carpet and offering two evocative books turned into movies: Tracks by Robyn Davidson and The End of the Affair by Graham Greene.

To learn more, we invite you to attend the Meet and Greet where you’ll meet your facilitator, fellow alumni, and learn about your book before you read it.  Three weeks later, come to the Book Discussion and share your thoughts in a lively small group setting.

Meet and Greet:
Monday, March 16, 2015
7:00 – 8:00 pm

Book Discussion:
Monday, April 13, 2015
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Please click through to the book of your choice below for more details.  Cecil Green Park House, at the University of British Columbia (6251 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, B.C) –  map

Spring 2015 Books

Tracks

Tracks by Robyn Davidson

Book Club Spring 2015

Facilitated by Maureen Phillips, BA’ 84, MA. I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there’s no going back.’ So begins Robyn Davidson’s perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for company.

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The End of the Affair

The End of the Affair by Graham Greene

Book Club Spring 2015

Facilitated by Dr. Brian McIlroy, BA, MA, PhD. Originally published in 1951, The End of the Affair was acclaimed by William Faulkner as “for me one of the best, most true and moving novels of my time, in anybody’s language.”

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UBC Library Resources

Davidson, Robyn.  Tracks.  London: Cape, 1989. [Available at Koerner Library]

Tracks, Movie Adaptation, 2014. [Available at Koerner Library]

Greene, Grahame.  End of the Affair.  London: Heineman, 1955.  [Available at Koerner Library]

End of the Affair, Movie Adaptation, 1999. [Available at Koerner Library – Videomatica Collection]

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