The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood, has been selected as the featured read for the Alliance area One Book One Community program for 2019.
Atwood will present the Schooler Lecture at the University of Mount Union at 8 p.m., April 10, and the committee is collaborating with the university to bring several opportunities for area residents to explore the themes of the book.
The first scheduled community discussion prior to the author’s appearance will be on Tuesday, January 29, at 7 p.m., at Rodman Public Library. Marcia Addison, Director of Library Services at Stark State College, and Mike Zerbe, Associate Professor of Management and Marketing at Stark State College, will present a book review of Atwood’s writing.
Copies of The Handmaid’s Tale will be available to check out and for purchase at Rodman Main and Branch Libraries. The book will also be for sale at the University Store at the University of Mount Union. The cost is $10.