Reading and Discussion

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Required Reading

Readers might not have encountered them since middle school, but these midcentury novels are ripe for revisiting. Despite often being assigned to young adults, the Pulitzer-winning titles in this series explore decidedly adult themes about relationships, war, and the human condition.

Books in this Series

  • John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
  • John Hersey, A Bell for Adano
  • Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

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┬áReading & Discussion Request Form.


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