Stoner | Mechanics' Institute

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Stoner
by John Williams

Book cover

Stoner is a Missouri farm boy who attends university to study agriculture on the advice from a county agent. His academic career takes an unexpected twist when he discovers literature. He follows his passion for teaching, marries Edith, and has a child. When his career fails to advance, and his wife withdraws, his life becomes unfilled. This campus novel follows an unlikely hero.

This group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month (excluding holidays). All MI members are welcome to drop in to these meetings.

World Literature Book Group Meetings

Admission: 
Members Only; Free
Location: 
4th Floor Board Room
Questions?
Myles Cooper - 415-857-6721

Future Book Group Meetings

Fast Fridays

Jul 5 - 12:00pm

"An Amount of Discretion"
by Lauren Alwan

Brown Bag Mystery Readers

Jul 8 - 12:00pm

Brown's Requiem
by James Ellroy

World Literature

Jul 17 - 6:30pm

Blindness
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World Literature

Aug 7 - 6:30pm

Blindness
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Brown Bag Mystery Readers

Aug 12 - 12:00pm

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by John Buchan

Brown Bag Mystery Readers

Sep 9 - 12:00pm

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