Stanley Reads - Spring 2022, #1

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February 21, 2022 - 7:00pm

This spring, as part of the University of Iowa's 175th anniversary celebrations, the Stanley Reads book club will be reading A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley. A Thousand Acres won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction in 1991 and the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1992.

Please register to join:

Stanley Reads will meet at 7:00 p.m.on three Mondays: February 21, March 21, and April 25.

Programs will take place over Zoom with closed-captioning available. To encourage a lively discussion and connection, video and audio will be enabled for all participants.

Please contact Josh Siefken ( with any other accommodation needs or questions.

We are excited to partner with Prairie Lights Books in Iowa City for the series.

The Stanley’s virtual programs in 2021–2022 are supported in part by a generous donation from Yvonne McCabe.