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Great Books Discussion Group

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 1, 2019

The text for the 2018-2019 Great Books discussion group is The Best American Short Stories of the Century edited by John Updike, the 1999 edition, or the expanded edition co-edited with Katrina Kenisonor. Additional readings through April 2019 will be selected by the group.

Dec. 7
Wild Plums by Coates, p. 100
Theft by Porter, p. 105

Dec. 14
My Dead Brother comes to America by Godin, p. 153
Resurrection of a Life by Saroyan, p. 159
Christmas Gift by Warren, p. 169

Dec. 21
Bright Morning Star by Wright, p. 179
The Hitchhikers by Welty, p. 211

Dec. 28
The Peach Stone by Horgan, p. 224
That in Aleppo Once by Nabokov, p. 241

Jan. 4, 2019
The Interior Castle by Stafford, p. 250
Miami—New York by Gellhorn, p. 264

Jan. 11
The Second Tree from the Corner by White, p. 281
The Farmer’s Children by Bishop, p. 286

Jan. 18
The Resemblance between a Violin Case and a Coffin by Williams, p. 312
The Country Husband by Cheever, p. 325

Jan. 25
Green Leaf by O’Conner, p. 384
Defender of the Faith by Roth, p. 384

Feb. 1
The German Refugee by Malamud, p. 438
Where are You Going, Where have You Been by Oates, p. 450

Note: Additional readings through April 2019 will be selected by the group.


December 21, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Delray Beach Public Library Small Meeting Room
100 W Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33483 United States


Isabella Rowan