Lewis to Lead TALK Book Discussion

Linda Lewis, Bethany College, Lindsborg, will lead a discussion of "HOW ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING SAVED MY LIFE, by Mameve Medwed on Thursday, November 14. The event will take place in the library auditorium at 6:30 p.m.

This is the final book in the four-part “On the Lighter Side” series. Harvard-dropout, Abby Randolph, sells “eclectic” antiques. Dumped by her lover and losing her mother in an earthquake, things begin to look up when Abby makes an appearance on the program Antiques Roadshow with what turns out to be Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s chamber pot.

New KS Humanities logoThe Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK) book discussion series is provided by the Kansas Humanities Council (KHC), a nonprofit cultural organization with over 40 years of experience promoting understanding of the history and ideas that shape our lives and build community. For more information, visit www.kansashumanities.org .

Linda M. Lewis is the Margaret H. Mountcastle Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Bethany College, Lindsborg. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in English from the University of Nebraska. Linda has published a number of essays and three books on British poetry and fiction. Linda is a former member of the KHC Speakers Bureau and has been leading TALK discussions since 1989.

For more information about the reading series, contact Annette at 620-663-5441, ext. 132 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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