Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

B.I.G. (Big, Intense, Good)

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them—and the rewards are many.

Books in this Series

  • Anthony Trollope, Can You Forgive Her?
  • George Eliot, Middlemarch
  • Henry David Thoreau, Walden
  • Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
  • Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
  • Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
  • Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote
  • Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

Please browse the list of available facilitators above. Then contact your chosen facilitator to discuss the timing and other details of the series. Finally, select the “Book this Series” button and fill out our online Reading & Discussion Request Form.


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