At 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 5 October 2005, University Librarian Deborah Jakubs will lead a discussion of James McBride's memoir, The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother. The book is being read throughout the community as part of the Durham Reads Together Project. McBride will be in Durham on 22 and 23 October for several public events. Bring your lunch on 5 October; beverages and dessert will be provided. This event, which is open to everyone, is sponsored by the Duke University Libraries. For more information, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.