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Great Books Discussion Group

Friday, December 10, 2021 10:00 am

Read and discuss a selection of great short stories and essays. The group meets 10 am to 11:30 am most Fridays on Zoom. Register below for Zoom information.

Texts in use: The text for the stories with page numbers is 100 Great Short Stories. Stories without page numbers can be found open source on the Internet.

Great Books December 2021 - January 2022 Reading List.

December 3, 2021

The Dead, James Joyce

The Only Son of Aoife, Lady Gregory, P. 459

December 10, 2021

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Raymond Carver

Nobody's Story, Charles Dickins, P. 111

December 17, 2021

Death in Venice, Thomas Mann, Project Gutenberg

The Fidler, Herman Melville, P. 117

December 24, 2021

A Diamond as Big as the Ritz, F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Wagner Matinee, Willa Cather, P. 492

With Other Eyes, Pirandello P. 451

December 31, 2021


The District Doctor, Turgenev, P. 102

 January 7, 2022

Lieutenant Gustl, Arthur Schnitzler

The Luck of Roaring Camp, Bret Harte, P. 162

January 14, 2022

A Perfect Day For Banana Fish, J.D. Salinger

Forest High School Download

How Pearl Button Was Kidnapped, Katherine Mansfield, P.562

His Pa Gets Mad!, George W. Peck, P. 231

January 21, 2022

The Conversion of the Jews, Philip Roth-

The Open Boat, Stephen Crane, Project Gutenberg

January 28, 2022

The Magic Barrel, Bernard Malamud, PDF Jerry W. Brown

If I Were a Man, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, P. 580

Eveline, James Joyce, P. 593

Great Books Discussion Group

Organizer: Isabella Rowan