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November 2017

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

November 19
1:30 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft, both literal and figurative—such as George Eliot's Middlemarch—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. Participants will enjoy digesting this work in a multi-session group, the ideal environment in which to relish it. Read More »

Book Discussion: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

November 20
7:00 pm

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. Read More »

Book Discussion: Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley

November 20
7:30 pm

Since 1918, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama has spotlighted outstanding playwriting. The titles in this series, including one by four-time winner Eugene O'Neill, span over fifty years of the award. Read More »

Book Discussion: Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley

November 20
7:30 pm

Since 1918, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama has spotlighted outstanding playwriting. The titles in this series, including one by four-time winner Eugene O'Neill, span over fifty years of the award. Read More »

December 2017

Book Discussion: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

December 9
3:00 pm
Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville

These books feature fictional interpretations of famous artists. What happens when the visual arts and the literary arts meet? How do fiction writers interpret the lives of famous painters, and the canvases they leave behind? Read More »

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

December 10
1:30 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft, both literal and figurative—such as George Eliot's Middlemarch—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. Participants will enjoy digesting this work in a multi-session group, the ideal environment in which to relish it. Read More »

Book Discussion: Seven Deadly Sins Sampler: In Short

December 12
7:00 pm

Delve into selections from the Great Books’ Foundation’s new volume, The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler, and discover why, according to Dartmouth professor of ethics and human values Ronald M. Green, these short stories “remind us that most of our problems arise in the hidden recesses of the human heart.” Read More »

Book Discussion: Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes by Tony Kushner

December 18
7:30 pm

Since 1918, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama has spotlighted outstanding playwriting. The titles in this series, including one by four-time winner Eugene O'Neill, span over fifty years of the award. Read More »

Book Discussion: Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes by Tony Kushner

December 18
7:30 pm

Since 1918, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama has spotlighted outstanding playwriting. The titles in this series, including one by four-time winner Eugene O'Neill, span over fifty years of the award. Read More »

January 2018

Book Discussion: Peyton Place by Grace Metalious

January 9, 2018
10:00 am

Part of the New England Uncovered series. What lies hidden beneath the popular images of New England with its white spires and Yankee frugality? More than meets the eye! Read More »

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