Great Books - Wednesday Afternoon

14 meetings at three-week intervals 1:30–3:00 p.m. / Cardinal Room
 
This serious but informal group discusses anthology selections and classics from the Great Books Collection.  Occasionally, a contemporary classic is chosen for Winter or Summer.  All participant perspectives are encouraged.

Registration: Register at any time at the Info Desk or call the library at 847-392-0100.  Attendees supply their own books purchased through the Great Books Foundation.  Pick up purchase information for Even Deadlier, a sequel to The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler at the Info Desk.

 

   Date Title
  2013  
  September 11 Weekend by Kay Weldon
  October 2    My First Two Women by Nadine Gordimer
  October 23 The Custard Heart by Dorothy Parker
  November 13 My Wife is a White Russian by Rose Tremain
  December 4 Fat People by Alison Lurie
  2014  
  January 8
To be decided
  January 29 To be decided
  February 19 To be decided
  March 12 To be decided
  April 2 To be decided
  April 23 To be decided
  May 14 To be decided
 
June 4
To be decided
  June 25 To be decided

 

 
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If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

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04/27/2011
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