The big deal about this year’s Big Read
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THE BIG DEAL ABOUT THE BIG READ
The new title for this year’s Big Read, a community read collaboration between Purdue and the West Lafayette Public Library: Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s best-seller “Mexican Gothic.”
Here’s a conversation with Derek Pacheco, an associate professor of English and the Sandra K. Biggs and Harriet M. Crews Director of the Big Read, about the book, the Big Read and how you can get in on it.
Question: What’s the story behind the Big Read? How did it get started?
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