Great Books - Wednesday Evening

The Great Books group explores literary masterpieces that are ideal for discussion and reflection.  Featured this year are The Seven Deadly Sins compiled by the Great Books Foundation.  In addition, the group will read and discuss various classic works by authors such as Jack London and Joseph Conrad.
 
This group's members purchase their own books to be used throughout the year. Please stop at the Info Desk or call 847-392-0100 if you are interested in joining this group. 
 
The Great Books Evening Group will meet on the following Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 in the Cardinal Room.
 
2014
Sep 3         PRIDE—A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner and Good Country People, Flannery O’Connor
Oct 1         Pere Goriot by Honore de Balzac                                               
Oct 22       ENVY—Roman Fever by Edith Wharton and Smokers by Tobias Wolff                                 
Nov 12      Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad                                                               
Dec 3         ANGER – Mary Postgate by Rudyard Kipling and Hairball by Margaret Atwood                                                     
 
                                 
2015
Jan  7         The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith                                                                   
Jan 28        SLOTH –The House with the Mezzanine by Anton Chekhov and Shiloh by Bobbie Ann Mason                
Feb 18       To Build a Fire and Other Short Stories by Jack London                                                           
Mar 11       GREED—The Rocking Horse Winner by D.H. Lawrence and The Inherited Clock by Elizabeth Bowen     
Apr 1         Macbeth by William Shakespeare                                    
Apr 22       GLUTTONY—Fat by Raymond Carver, Famine by Xu Xi                              
May 13      The Trial by Franz Kafka                                                                                    
June 3        LUST – Not a  Good Girl by Perri Klass and For the Relief of Unbearable Urges by Nathan Englander                             

 

 

 

 
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04/27/2011
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