October 24, 2019


The LOU community is encouraged to attend the Fall Convocation on August 27 to meet Matthew Desomnd, author of this year’s selected text and attend any of our events.

Library Resources

The J.D. Williams Library at the University of Mississippi will publicize a number of community resources to support this year’s common read. Please check back soon to check out what the library has planned.

If you would like to participate in a local discussion of the book or get your organization involved, please email Melissa Dennis, Head of Research & Instruction Services, University Libraries, at mdennis@olemiss.edu or call 662.915.5861.

Want to add the common read to your reading group? Visit the Lafayette County and Oxford Public Library for more information.