Vermont Humanities

War & Peace – 5 of 5

Stowe Free Library 90 Pond St, Stowe

Join Stowe Library to read and discuss Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. The novel chronicles the French invasion of Russia and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society through the stories of five Russian aristocratic families. 

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Art, Witness, and Therapy: Nonfiction Comics in the English Classroom

Cobleigh Public Library 14 Depot St, Lyndonville

Drawing on "The Most Costly Journey" (the 2022 Vermont Reads book) as well as works of art and criticism by Kate Beaton, Hilary Chute, Art Spiegelman, and others, this talk takes up these questions and reflects on the ways that contemporary nonfiction comics is challenging and revitalizing the study of literature.