Book Discussion Groups

Learn more about the book discussion groups meeting at the library:

 

Great Books Discussion Group
Readings for 2019

Noel Wien Library, Second Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., Group Study Room 2


These discussions generally follow the format and materials available through the Great Books Foundation. Having been through most of their readings, we now supplement with books of our own choosing. Members come from a variety of backgrounds and levels of education. The only requirements are a willingness to read carefully and an interest in discussing subjects that matter. Emphasis is on the experience of struggling to express our own interpretations and ideas rather than learning the latest opinions of academic specialists.

First-time participants should check with Pat Sackinger for copies of the selections and to verify the date. (Schedules sometimes change from the regular 2nd Tuesday. of the month).


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
     Exodus by Leon Uris [pp. 1-307, books 1, 2, 3.]
• Note: this selection will be read during summer of 2019 and discussed at the September meeting.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8
Exodus by Leon Uris [pp. 309-599, books 3,4,5.]
• Our discussion of Exodus continues this meeting.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
• Nobel Prize winning author.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10
A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson

 


Library Contact: Julia Troike – 459-1058 | julia.troike@fnsb.us
Discussion Leader: Pat Sackinger – 479-6808

Updated: July 2019

 

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