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Alumni Book Club

Reading TUgether provides the entire Trinity community with a shared reading and learning experience.

Past books have included On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss, Evicted by Matthew Desmond, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss, and The Circle by Dave Eggers.


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The 2020 Reading TUgether selection is
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui.

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The highly acclaimed book brings to life a family’s epic journey from war-torn Asia to the United States. Bui will deliver the Reading TUgether lecture live via the Tiger Network on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Thi Bui will record and produce a ten-minute video showcasing work from The Best We Could Do in a visually appealing way. Students who have been previously selected to ask questions (based on their Reading TUgether Reflective Reading Assignment) will ask questions online during a Zoom webinar; relevant follow-up questions posed by the webinar audience, including Alumni Book Club members, will be interspersed throughout the student questions.