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One Amazing Thing selected as Auburn University 2018-19 Common Book

Auburn University has selected One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni as the institution’s 2018-19 Common Book. The university’s first selection to feature a female...

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Dave Eggers Keynote Rescheduled

The Common Book Program is pleased to announce that the 2017 Author Keynote with Dave Eggers has been rescheduled for November 30th at 7:00pm...

2017 Common Book Film Series

The Common Book Program is pleased to announce that the Auburn University Honors College & the Auburn University Library is sponsoring a Common Book...

Meet Dave Social Media Contest

Meet Author Dave Eggers Auburn Students, this is your chance to meet author Dave Eggers at a special, invite-only Common Book reception! To enter the...

The Main Event

Author Keynote and Book Signing

September 19 | 7 pm | AU Student Center Ballroom

Members of the community are encouraged to attend the keynote address by author Chita Banerjee Divakaruni. During the event, Divakaruni will discuss the book’s primary themes that address cultural and ethnic diversity through storytelling. A book signing by the author will be available to attendees directly after the keynote address.

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"Think before you speak. Read before you think."

- Fran Lebowitz

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Last modified: August 9, 2018