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Join the KPR Presents Book Club in Reading The Queen's Gambit

Ready to jump into the next book in the KPR Presents Book Club series? Join us in reading The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis. A coming-of-age story covering themes of adoption, feminism, chess, and drug addiction. Get registered HERE to join us for a book club discussion with Marie Pyko, the Public Service Director of the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, on Thursday, May 27, at 7 p.m. When you sign up, you should receive an email with the Zoom link for the event. If you don't see the email in your inbox, check your spam folder, or email Feloniz Lovato-Winston at fwinston@ku.edu.

Our book club host, Kaye McIntyre shares, "We got such an enthusiastic response from our first Book Club choice -- Ladybird, Collected by Meg Heriford -- that I knew we had to pick a great book for our second event. I haven't seen The Queen's Gambit on Netflix (yet!), but I've heard a lot of good things about it and I was excited to learn it was based on a novel by Walter Tevis. I always love reading the books that are behind movies and television series, and hope our listeners will join me in this look at the book behind the show."

You can buy the book online at Raven Book Store or check it out at your local public library.

Join the discussion ahead of time by joining the KPR Presents Book Club Facebook page. Meet fellow readers and enjoy discussing new novels together.

This event requires access to a Zoom account. You can download Zoom here. In order to view the meeting properly, make sure to download the latest version of Zoom even if you already have Zoom. Once you are in the meeting, you will need to make sure you have selected Speaker View in order to see just the speakers during the event. When you get to the Zoom download page, you will select "Zoom client for meetings." Once you have that downloaded, open the app and create your Zoom account - that way you'll be ready to go for the event on May 27!

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