UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day Booktalk Lunch

by on April 23rd, 2012

Booktalk lunches returned to Iowa City Public Library today when City of Literature USA and Iowa City Public Library partnered to celebrate World Book and Copyright Day.  If you were in attendance, you heard how books inspired notable people in our community.  If you missed it but would like to check out the books they introduced, what follows is a list of the speakers and the books they introduced.  Links are provided for each title to the Library’s catalog.  Many are also available as audiobooks or eBooks so if one of these formats is your preference, search the catalog by title.

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

introduced by Nancy Quellhorst, President of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce

Here Lies Linc by Delia Ray

introduced by businessman and City Councilor, Terry Dickens

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

introduced by Nate Kaeding, former West High and Hawkeye football player, now with the San Diego Chargers

The Time of Our Lives by Tom Brokaw

introduced by Mary Ferentz, community volunteer

Pranks! by V. Vale  (the Library owns Pranks 2!)

introduced by Kembrew McLeod, UI Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Glaciers by Alexis M. Smith

introduced by Prairie Light’s book buyer, Paul Ingram

The Miracle of St. Anthony by Adrian Wojnarowski

introduced by Charlie Funk, President of Midwest One Bank

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