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Great Books, Great Conversations
Wednesday, June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Members only–free. This ongoing monthly group is currently full, but spaces do open up! To inquire about joining, please email RSVP below.
This ongoing Village discussion group meets on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a selection of short readings from an anthology published by The Great Books Foundation. Each anthology contains a complete play or short novel, short stories, essays, poems, and excerpts from longer works. When the group finishes discussing all the readings in one book, it selects another from the Great Books catalog. Most readings are thirty-plus pages in length.
This month the group continues reading selections from, Even Deadlier, a sequel to the Seven Deadly Sins Anthology published by the Great Books Foundation. Even Deadlier includes 14 more short story masterpieces selected for discussion and reflection.
This discussion group is now in it’s tenth year, but new members are encouraged to join! The readings are short and stimulating, the conversations are lively, and the group is very welcoming to new participants. And, the seven deadly sins!
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