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Short Story Intergenerational Discussions

Thursday, May 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, May 28, 2021


Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please email [email protected] The day before the discussion, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with a link to join via Zoom.

Join the Bridging Generations Board for more short story discussions! For May, we will be exploring literary works from a variety of writers, including Kurt Vonnegut, William Maxwell, Grace Paley, and J.D. Salinger.

All are welcome to join one or all of this month’s lively intergenerational discussions. Zoom links are sent out the day before each discussion. While the this group meets weekly, members and guests may choose to drop in for one or all discussions.

Here are the stories to be discussed in May:

Thursday, May 6 “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (click here to read).

Thursday, May 13 “The Lily-White Boys” by William Maxwell (click here to read).

Thursday, May 20 “Goodbye and Good Luck” by Grace Paley (click here to read).

Thursday, May 27 “For Esme – With Love and Squalor” by J.D. Salinger (click here to read).


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Thursday, May 20, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Chicago, IL United States
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