The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Join the Ohio State Alumni Book Club
Friday, December 31, 2021

Join the Ohio State Alumni Book Club

Read along with fellow Buckeyes!

Whether you are already an avid reader or are looking to cultivate new reading habits, this book club has something for everyone.

  • May 27–July 22, 2021: The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir by Michele Harper

This New York Times bestselling memoir chronicles the experiences of Dr. Michele Harper, a Black female emergency room physician. Harper introduces us to a host of ER patients, each providing a window into larger social issues, ideas of brokenness, and ultimately a path towards healing and forward growth.

Membership is free. You simply need to borrow or purchase a copy of the book.

Previous selections have included:

  • Dopesick by Beth Macy
  • Grit by Angela Duckworth
  • The Outsider by Stephen King
  • The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Why Join? To enjoy regular discussions with fellow alumni, learn from published experts, and share personal and professional insights.


Registration is ongoing, join at any time.


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