Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

How They Lived

Great biographies are as much social histories as they are stories about individual lives. These celebrated works illuminate historical eras and professional pursuits long gone by.

Books in this Series

  • Giorgio Vassari, The Lives of the Artists
  • Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
  • Lytton Strachey, Eminent Victorians

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

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