UMSL Common Read

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The University of MIssouri-St. Louis will have its first Common Read beginning in Fall 2019.

An internationally acclaimed novel, recently adapted for film, will be the 2019-20 Common Read selection at UMSL.

Chosen by a cross-campus survey of students, faculty and staff, James Baldwin's novel If Beale Street Could Talk is a love story set in Harlem in the early 1970s.

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