Reading Together for a Better Starkville



Dr. Robert West discusses the poetry of Natasha Trethewey.

Dr. Ted Atkinson discusses The Killer Angels in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

Dr. Chris Snyder presents J. R. R. Tolkien and The Hobbit

Michael Kardos discusses the Maroon Edition book for 2012 called Unbowed.

Julie Cantrell discusses her book Into the Free, July,2012

Summer books and events for 2012

Bebe Freeman Grant Winners for 2011-2012

The Optimist's Daughter, Fall 2011

Events for My Antonia by Willa Cather, June, 2011

Spring Programs (Short Stories and Poems) 2011

Bebe Freeman Fund Teacher Awards for 2010.

Fall 2010 World War II programs

Programs for Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson, August, 2010.

2009 Bebe Freeman Fund Grants

Spring 2010 discussion of Ellen Douglas's Can't Quit You, Baby by Noel Polk

Robert West discusses poet Robert Frost, March 2010.

Abraham Lincoln Revisited--Celebrating the Bicentennial, Fall 2009 (Photos)

Abraham Lincoln Revisited--(Program Information)

Welty events continued into the fall with storyteller Betty Ann Wylie

Photos of Summer 2008 programs.

Read about the Spring and Summer 2009 programs, including Gifted Hands, Suzanne Marrs, Noel Polk, and Nancy Hargrove as well as MSU Coach Dan Mullen.

Photos of SOAR awarding SR President Harry Freeman grant money and SR officers 2007-2010.

Review the Calendar for the Fall 2008 Big Read (Jack London's The Call of the Wild).

Read the calendar for The Natural and the baseball events for spring 2008

See photos of the 2008 Summer Reading Events

See Starkville Reads in the 2007 Christmas parade!

Click here to see complete list of events for recent Mystery in Mississippi 2007 Fall Program

Click here for a list of Mississippi mystery writers.

Fourth series: Mystery in Mississippi 2007 Fall Program--Carolyn Haines appeared August 8. Read about her and her books here.

Third Series of Programs (Spring 2007) See completed Big Read Calendar of Events for To Kill a Mockingbird sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read.

Read about the second series author (Fall 2006) and book The Black Flower by Mississippi writer Howard Bahr. This program was sponsored in part by the Mississippi Humanities Council.

Read about the first book The Return of Gabriel (Spring 2006) and its Mississippi writer John Armistead here.


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October 20, 2013
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