The 58th Annual Banff Book Discussion Weekend
If you enjoy reading and discussing books then this weekend will be a real treat. The Banff Book Discussion is held at the Banff Centre from Friday evening to Sunday noon, May 24 – 26, 2019. During the weekend we have four book discussions. There is a book discussion on Friday Evening, discussions on Saturday AM and Saturday PM and the guest author’s book (The Break) is discussed on Sunday morning. Katherena Vermette will do a public reading on Saturday afternoon at the Banff Centre. She will also be doing a private reading and a Q and A session to our group on Sunday morning, after our break-out discussions on The Break. The book selections for 2019 have been chosen to stimulate thought and discussion and to appeal to adults. The atmosphere is friendly and informal. There are no prerequisites for this program other than reading the books before attending the discussions! Social gatherings take place after the Friday and Saturday PM discussions. Everyone is welcome.
|Friday May 24||Registration 6;30 to 7:30|
|Welcome 7:30 to 8:00|
|Book discussion 8:00 to 9:30 Underground Airlines|
|Social 9:30 to Bedtime|
|Saturday May 25||Information 9:00 – 9:30|
|Book Discussion 9:30 to 11:00 Brain’s Way of Healing|
|Group Photo 11:00 – 11:15|
|Public Reading – Katherena Vermette 1:30 – 3:00|
|AGM 7:00 – 7:45|
|Book Discussion 7:45 – 9:15 War and Turpentine|
|Social 9:15 – Bedtime|
|Sunday May 26||Announcement 9:00 – 9:15|
|Book Discussion -9:15 to 10:45 The Break|
|Author Katherena Vermette 10:45 – 12:15|
Featured Author – Katherena Vermette
A powerful inter-generational family saga, The Break showcases Vermette’s abundant writing talent and positions her as an exciting new voice in Canadian literature.
What a great thrill to have Katherena Vermette join us in 2019!
Accommodation is available at the Banff Centre or off-campus at the various B & B or hotels in the area.
Come join us in the tranquil setting of The Banff Centre