UC Alumni Book Club - The Emperor of Paris by C.S. Richardson

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 19:00 to 20:30

UC Book Club

Please join us at the UC Book Club on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 as we discuss The Emperor of Paris by C.S. Richardson.

Like his father before him, Octavio runs the Notre-Dame bakery, and knows the secret recipe for the perfect Parisian baguette. But, also like his father, Octavio has never mastered the art of reading and his only knowledge of the world beyond the bakery door comes from his own imagination. Just a few streets away, Isabeau works out of sight in the basement of the Louvre, trying to forget her disfigured beauty by losing herself in the paintings she restores and the stories she reads. The two might never have met, but for a curious chain of coincidences involving a mysterious traveler, an impoverished painter, a jaded bookseller, and a book of fairytales, lost and found...
- Penguin Random House

Alumni Lounge, Room H12 (Northwest corner of UC)
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
7:00 - 8:30 pm

The UC Librarian, Margaret Fulford, will lead a discussion in the Alumni Lounge. Refreshments and treats will be provided.

RSVP at www.uc.utoronto.ca/ucbookclub

Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or accessibility requirements. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.