Alumni Book Club

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How to Join

  • Sign up to receive more information about the Alumni Book Club ​
  • Participants are responsible for purchasing their own copy of the book

Benefits of Joining

  • Read a variety of literature
  • Engage in personal and group discussion with an emphasis on critical thought and reflection
  • Meet other UMD alumni 

Current Book Discussion

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

The definitive edition of the classic novel of love during wartime, featuring all of the alternate endings: “Fascinating…serves as an artifact of a bygone craft, with handwritten notes and long passages crossed out, giving readers a sense of an author’s process” (The New York Times).

A Farewell to Arms book

Zoom Book Club Meeting 

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 | 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (CT)

Guided discussion by: Dr. John Schwetman, Associate Professor, Department of English, Linguistics and Writing Studies 

Register Here

Facebook Group

Once you like the page, you will be invited to join the private Book Club Facebook group. The group is a safe space to share thoughts, pose questions, and meet other book enthusiasts. Keep checking back for book prompts and questions from our Facilitator, Dr. John Schwetman, Associate Professor, Department of English, Linguistics and Writing Studies 

Request to join the private Facebook group here.