Thursday Highlights


Thursday included a talk by the inaugural Carol Troxell Reader, Lisa Ko, the Literary Lunch with Nathan Englander, and an inspirational conversation with Khizr Khan.


Carol Troxell Reader: Lisa Ko

As the inaugural Carol Troxell Reader, Lisa Ko (The Leavers) gives a solo reading at New Dominion Bookshop, sharing her story of a mother and son, their heartrending separation, and the choices they each make in attempts to belong, to find love, to create a family.

The Great War: Social Currents, Chemistry & Consequences

Economic Inequality: What’s In Your Wallet?

Pot, Fast Horses, and Cocaine Cowboys: Drugs in America

Both Sides Now: Taking Diplomacy Seriously

Audio recording courtesy Jefferson-Madison Regional Library.

Audio recording courtesy UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections.