Legally Reading: Join Us for Year Two-Books Announced

Legally Reading

Please Join Our Libraries In Presenting:

Legally Reading: A Joint Book Discussion Group

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Law Library Association is pleased to announce the second year of its collaboration with Saint Louis Public Library on a book discussion group focused on works of legal fiction and non-fiction.  The group,  "Legally Reading,"  will meet six times a year at lunchtime the during 2019-20 year.  Programs will run from 12:30 to 1:30 PM.  Most programs will meet at the Law Library Association, located in the Civil Courts Building in downtown St. Louis (10 N. Tucker, 13th Floor), while some will meet at the Central Branch of Saint Louis Public Library.  All programs are free and open to the public as well as to Law Library Association Members.  

Our next program is on Tuesday August 13, 2019 at 12:30 PM at the Law Library Association. We will discuss the non-fiction work "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. 

The full list of titles and dates for 2019-20 is:

Tuesday August 13:  "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

Tuesday October 8:  "The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates" by Wes Moore

Tuesday December 10:  "Bad Feminist: Essays" by Roxane Gay

Tuesday February 11: "So You Want to Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo

Tuesday April 14:  "Strangers in Their Own Land" by Arlie Russell Hochshield

Tuesday June 9:  "The Beautiful Struggle" by Ta-Nahesi Coates


For more information, contact Library Director Gail Wechsler at 314-622-4470 or  Also look for additional information here

Maximum number of registrants
60 people