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June Readings

June 14, 2016 7:00pm Hardwick Hall, UBC Medical Student and Alumni Centre 2750 Heather St, Vancouver For the June meeting of the Lucid Book Club and Reading Series, we will be featuring a diverse group of writers and mental health … Continue reading

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The Empathy Exams: Essays

Monday April 4, 2016 7:00 pm Hardwick Hall, UBC Medical Student and Alumni Centre 2750 Heather St, Vancouver Discussant: Rita Charon, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Executive Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. Readers … Continue reading

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An Anthropologist on Mars

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:00pm-9:00pm Alumni Room UBC Medical Student & Alumni Centre (MSAC) 2750 Heather Street, Vancouver, BC  Canada  V5Z 4M2 (Corner of 12th and Heather) “Neurological patients, Oliver Sacks has written, are travellers to unimaginable lands. An Anthropologist on … Continue reading

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All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 7:00pm-9:00pm Alumni Room UBC Medical Student & Alumni Centre (MSAC) 2750 Heather Street, Vancouver, BC  Canada  V5Z 4M2 (Corner of 12th and Heather) SHORTLISTED 2014 – Scotiabank Giller Prize Miriam Toews is beloved for her irresistible voice, … Continue reading

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High Clear Bell of Morning

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:15pm – 9:00pm Gibson Room, Green College, UBC Canadian novelist and biologist Ann Eriksson will be reading from her new novel, High Clear Bell of Morning, a gripping tale of a father’s love and the extent … Continue reading

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June Readings

June 11, 2014, 7:15-9:00pmGibson Room, Green College For the June meeting of the Lucid Book Club and Reading Series, we will be featuring a diverse group of writers and mental health practitioners from the local communities, presenting their writing projects. The event … Continue reading

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Call for Presenters

The Lucid Book Club and Reading Series is seeking 10-15 minute creative readings on the theme of mental illness/health for our June 11th meeting, running from 7:15-9:00PM.  We are open to all genres of creative expression, from poetry, fiction, essay, … Continue reading

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Gang Stalking in Timothy Taylor’s Blue Light Project

May 14th 2014 7:15-9:00pm Coach House, Green College  For this Lucid Book Club and Reading Series Meeting, local author Timothy Taylor will be joining us to discuss his latest novel, The Blue Light Project.  Psychiatric commentary will also be provided … Continue reading

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Rising Sun, Falling Shadow

April 9, 2014,  7:15pm – 9:00pm at the Coach House, Green College UBC Local author Daniel Kalla will be joining us to read from his most recent novel Rising Sun, Falling Shadow, and discuss his dual career as an emergency room physician and … Continue reading

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Bad Animals: A Father’s Accidental Education in Autism by Joel Yanofsky

Wednesday, March 12, 2014- 7:15 pm Writer and Lucid Book Club participant Lenore Rowntree will be reading from and leading a discussion about Bad Animals: A Father’s Accidental Education in Autism by Joel Yanofsky, winner of QWF Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction “A veteran book … Continue reading

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