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Penrose Library Book Clubs

Great Books Classics

Discussions for adults take place at the Penrose Library in the Aspen Meeting Room. Discussions are open to everyone and registration is not required.

Copies of Short Story Omnibus are available at Penrose Library.

Meeting Date/Time: 

2nd Tuesdays from 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.

Schedule: 

January 10, 2017 - “You’re Ugly, Too” by Lorrie Moore; “My Date With Neanderthal Woman” by David Galef; “After Caravaggio’s Sacrifice of Isaac” by Rachel Cusk

February 14, 2017 - Tom Outland’s Story by Willa Cather

March 14, 2017 - “Rothschild’s Fiddle” by Anton Chekhov

April 11, 2017 - “On Happiness” by Aristotle

May 9, 2017 - “The Apology” by Plato

June 13, 2017 - Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

July 11, 2017 - “Conscience” from Lectures on Ethics by Immanuel Kant

August 8, 2017 - Party!

September 12, 2017 - “Alienated Labour” by Karl Marx

October 10, 2017 - Genesis (King James Version of the Bible)

November 14, 2017 - Selection from Civilization and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud

December 12, 2017 - “The Social Contract” from On the Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau