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Born into the British aristocracy, Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh were close friends and, in many ways, parallel chroniclers of the fading English ari ...  View More

390012

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/8/2020-12/8/2020)

Closed


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Our fall 2020 season discusses one of the most acclaimed nonfiction baseball books ever: The Boys of Summer by Roger Kahn (Harper & Rowe, 1972). M ...  View More

390013

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/9/2020-12/9/2020)

Closed


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In 1903, James Joyce began producing a series of short stories that would eventually become The Dubliners: a collection that, some argue, is among the ...  View More

390014

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/9/2020-12/9/2020)

Call 847-492-8204 to register


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Join us for an exploration of the poetry of America. We will be using as a text The Oxford Book of American Poetry edited by David Lehman and John Bre ...  View More

390015

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/9/2020-12/9/2020)

Closed


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Unfairness in the justice system, particularly racial inequity, is an issue for our time. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (One World, 20 ...  View More

390016

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/10/20

7 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/10/2020-12/10/2020)

Call 847-492-8204 to register


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The popularity of poetry has been blossoming in recent years. People turn to poetry more earnestly during times of political strife and uncertainty. P ...  View More

390017

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/10/20

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/10/2020-12/10/2020)

Call 847-492-8204 to register


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Toni Morrison has been acclaimed as a prodigious talent. Her novels are both gritty and poetic at the same time. She was awarded the Pulitzer Pri ...  View More

390018

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/10/20

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM (9/10/2020-12/10/2020)

Closed


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The English writer Margaret Drabble, awarded the title Dame Commander of the British Empire (DBE) in 2008 for her contributions to contemporary Englis ...  View More

390019

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/10/20

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/10/2020-12/10/2020)

Call 847-492-8204 to register


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If you enjoy reading fiction and are interested in exploring the power of the short story, this study group is for you. The beauty of this group is th ...  View More

390006

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/14/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/14/2020-12/14/2020)

Call 847-492-8204 to register


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Short stories have the power to entertain, inform, and even heal. Interpreting those stories and uncovering the author’s message, is a noble, challeng ...  View More

390007

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/14/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/14/2020-12/14/2020)

Call 847-492-8204 to register


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As Stacy Schiff wrote in The New York Times, “A short story is by definition an odder, more eccentric creature than a novel; a trailer, a fling, a war ...  View More

390009

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/14/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/14/2020-12/14/2020)

Closed


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Our multi-year adventure reading Marcel Proust’s masterpiece, In Search of Lost Time, will be completed with Time Regained: In Search of Lost Time, Vo ...  View More

390008

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/14/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/14/2020-12/14/2020)

Call 847-492-8204 to register


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