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There are many ways, large and small, to participate in One Book. Whether informally discussing the book with friends or attending an event, we hope the entire community participates. To the left is a complete listing of events for the academic year. New events get added, and venues might change over the year, so check Plan-it Purple for the most up-to-date information.

If you have questions or ideas on how to get involved, contact us at

Here are some ideas to get started:

Read the book

One Book selections are carefully chosen for their literary merit and thought-provoking content. All are encouraged to pick it up. Copies can be obtained at the

Additionally, the book can be purchased at the local Evanston bookstore, Bookends & Beginnings, 1620 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201, Phone: (224) 999-7722