Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books


What are the causes of revenge? What are the consequences? Is taking revenge ever justified? Explore this most passionate and provocative of human desires through drama, short stories, and novels. The series was created by VHC Scholar Suzanne Brown in conjunction with Quechee Library and first funded by a VHC grant to the library.

Books in this Series

  • Aeschylus, Agamemnon
  • E.L. Doctorow, Welcome to Hard Times
  • Andre Dubus, Selected Stories of Andre Dubus
  • Russell Banks, The Sweet Hereafter

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

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