Book In Common

The Academic Affairs & Workforce, Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement, and the Book-In-Common Faculty Committee announce the Book-In-Common selection for 2022-2023.

Marie & Pierre Curie
A Tale of Love and Fallout

by Lauren Redniss
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The Book-in-Common committee is excited to announce our next selection: Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss.

This year's book includes themes of art, science, love, gender, history, writing, war, and climate change. 

“Radioactive is quite unlike any book I have ever read―part history, part love story, part artwork and all parts sheer imaginative genius.” — Malcolm Gladwell  

Author Presentation and Book Signing
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
7 p.m.
Plano Campus Living Legends Center
2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway

Writing Workshop
Thursday, March 2, 2023
10 a.m.
McKinney Campus Conference Center
2200 W. University Drive

Author Presentation and Book Signing
Thursday, March 2, 2023
2 p.m.
Frisco Campus Conference Center
9700 Wade Blvd.



FALL 2022

Literature Matters Panel
Sept. 15, 1-2:15 p.m.
Plano Campus, Living Legends Center

Graphic Novel Workshop with Dr. J.D. Isip
Oct. 5, 1-2:15 p.m.
Plano Campus, Art Gallery

Local Author Series
Oct. 25, 2:30-4 p.m.
Plano Campus, Living Legends Center

Book Club Meeting
Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
Nov. 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

The Book-In-Common committee would like to thank Academic Affairs & Workforce and the Student Activity Fee Advisory Committee (SAFAC) for their support.