Literary Perspectives on Healthcare

The Auburn Public Library has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It”, a free reading and discussion group with copies of books available through the library.  This program is provided by the Maine Humanities Council’s Maine Center for the Book in cooperation with the Maine State Library.

The series “Exploring Human Boundaries: Literary Perspectives on Health Care Providers and Their Patients, begins at 10:00 am on May 18th at the Auburn Public Library and continues for two additional monthly sessions, ending on July 20th.

Books to be read and discussed in this series include: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman, The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Gilman, The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby, and W;t by Margaret Edson.  A scholar provided by the Maine Humanities Council will facilitate the discussions.

 

The sessions will be facilitated by Sara Firth.

Books for the program are available for loan at the library.  Please call the library at 333-6640 Ext. 4 to register and come in to pick up the first book of the series.