Three "Sticklers" Will Lead Discussion Groups on Bestselling Book

Oct. 3, 2005

by Julie Carlson

Three of Baylor University's resident "sticklers" for correct punctuation will lead book reviews and discussion groups this fall on Eats, Shoots & Leaves, the runaway bestseller written by the witty British author Lynne Truss. Truss will present the Ferguson-Clark Author Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in Waco Hall. The discussion groups are free and open to the public. Tickets for Truss' lecture on Nov. 3 will be sold at all the reviews or can be purchased by phone at (254) 710-7249 or online at .

Carly Engibous, who teaches public relations writing in Baylor's journalism department, will present her review at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. Dr. Martha Lou Scott, associate vice president for student life, will speak during a brown bag lunch at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Lynnette Geary, assistant to the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will present the last review and discussion group at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18.

All three reviews will be held in the Harvey Garden at Moody Memorial Library. Java City on the garden level of Moody will be the alternate site in case of bad weather. Light refreshments will be served at the Oct. 6 and 18 events.

For more information, contact Mary Goolsby at (254) 710-7249.

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