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Date:
September 17, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
Monthly Library Program
Location:
Coralville Public Library
Address:
1401 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241
Contact:
3192481850
Cost:
Free and open to the public
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Zoom: Novel Conversations

Thursday, September 17, 2020

A book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus by Mary W. Shelley. Register here to receive the Zoom links for Novel Conversations discussions.

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm on Zoom.

Frankenstein the 1818 text by Mary W Shelley (book cover)

Thursday, September 17 : Frankenstein, or the Modern

Mary Shelley started writing Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus when she was eighteen years old but the book was not published until she was twenty, and then only anonymously. Considered by many to be one of the great works of modern literature, Frankenstein is also sometimes considered the first science fiction novel