TCU ALUMNI BOOK CLUB

TCU Alumni Book Club

Welcome to the Alumni Book Club

Horned Frogs who read are Horned Frogs who lead! Each semester, the TCU Alumni Association will select a new title for online discussion, in-person events, guest interviews and more.

Join the conversations to grow our minds and engage with alumni, parents and students.  Membership is free. Click here to join. 

What’s our current read?

A Separate Peace

This summer, we are reading Chancellor Victori J. Boschini’s favorite American classic book, A Separate Peace by John Knowles. A bestseller for more than fifty years, our summer read is a deeply moving coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of World War II. Our summer read will take place from May through July.

 

What Should I Read Next? Check out these top reads for 2020:

 

The Amazon Book Review - Books that are trending

Time Magazine -Best Books for May

The New Yorker 

The New York Times – Let Books Create Your Summer

Kirkus Reviews – Book Lists

 

 

What Research Says about Reading:

  • 85% of millionaires read at least two books per month. (article)
  • Reading regularly improves your Theory of Mind (ToM), which makes you more empathetic and emotionally aware. (article)
  • People who read 30 minutes a day live 23 months longer (on average) than people who don’t read. (article)

 

How do I join the book club? To get started click here You will receive a confirmation email with the link to join Good Reads. Once you have set up your free account at Good Reads, you can start reading along with us!

 

For more Frequently Asked Questions click here

If you would like to suggest a book, you can do so via this form: 

 

Alumni Book Club Contact

Melissa Reeves Austin-Weeks '87

Check out our upcoming events and sign up for our book club to join in the discussion.

If you would like more information, please contact Melissa Reeves Austin-Weeks at (817) 257-5295 or m.austinweeks@tcu.edu.


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