Mesa Community College offers winter semester book club, open to public

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This semester the book club at Mesa Community College’s Southern and Dobson Campus will be reading Jennifer Finney Boylan’s funny and revealing memoir, “She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders.” Ms. Boylan’s narrative of her own transition process talks about growing up feeling wrong in one’s own body and finding a way to fix it.
For those closer to MCC at Red Mountain in northeast Mesa, the Red Mountain Book Club will be reading “12 Years a Slave” by Solomon Northup. The book is based on a true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom in the pre-Civil War United States.
“We always have an interesting and very diverse group of people,” said Kate Mohler, faculty, MCC English department.
MCC’s Southern and Dobson Book Club will meet on March 4 and April 8 to discuss and debate the content of “She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders.”
Large-group meetings are held from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. in the Southwest Reading Room in the library at MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus, 1833 W. Southern Ave. in Mesa. For more information,e-mail Kate Mohler at
MCC’s Red Mountain Book Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. on March 30 in the Mesquite Building, room 200, at MCC’s Red Mountain campus, 7110 E. McKellips Road in Mesa. Members can access the free e-book by visiting: For more information, e-mail Elisabeth Rodriguez at MCC is part of the Maricopa Community College District.

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