UAlberta Virtual Book Club


Book-lovers unite! (Online, that is.) 

Introducing the UAlberta Virtual Book Club. Connect with an online community to read and discuss a variety of engaging books of genres ranging from novels to memoirs, social justice to personal growth, and more. 

The UAlberta Virtual Book Club is open to all members of the University of Alberta community — alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends — located anywhere in the world. As long as you have an internet connection, a comfortable place to sit and a love of reading, you’re in!

There’s no cost to join, all you need are the books. Whether you borrow a copy from the library, download to your tablet, or buy your own print copy, the format is up to you.

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Now Reading | March - May 2021

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, stripped of his wealth and sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. As some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold outside the hotel, Rostov’s reduced circumstances unexpectedly provide him a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose. Learn more





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