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Nothing could be more fitting than a discussion of Russian literature during a Chicago winter. Anton Chekhov's genius left an indelible impact on ever ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/11/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (1/11/2021-2/8/2021)

Closed


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Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was an English writer who was arguably the most popular writer of his generation. His work includes novels, novellas, pla ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/11/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (1/11/2021-2/8/2021)

Closed


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Join us for a lively exchange of views on Stateway's Garden by Jasmon Drain (Random House, 2020). This debut short story collection was selected as ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/11/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (1/11/2021-2/8/2021)

Closed


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Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (Harper Perennials, 2006) and George Orwell's 1984 (Signet, 1983) are outsized works of twentieth-century literature ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/11/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (1/11/2021-2/8/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.


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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, a German World War I veteran, was a worldwide best seller and acclaimed as one of the greate ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/12/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (1/12/2021-2/2/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.


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Join us for a look at four Black mystery writers, two women and two men, and their protagonists who traveled down some mean streets full of racism, po ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/12/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (1/12/2021-2/2/2021)

Closed


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This compact, gorgeous 2014 novel by Ian McEwan, one of England's preeminent living writers, takes its title from a 1989 piece of British legislatio ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/12/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (1/12/2021-2/2/2021)

Closed


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Join us as we journey through The Oxford Book of American Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2006) edited by David Lehman and John Brehm. Each week on ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/13/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (1/13/2021-2/3/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.


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Join us as we follow the fascinating life story of Poggio Bracciolini, the renowned book hunter of 15th century Italy. We will read The Swerve — How t ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/14/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (1/14/2021-2/4/2021)

Closed


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Virginia Woolf doesn't ask for a lot. She just wants a room of her own. Sounds simple enough, but this room has far reaching implications. The room ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/14/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (1/14/2021-2/4/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.


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Julian Barnes' Man Booker Prize-winning novel, The Sense of an Ending (Vintage, 2012), focuses on Tony Webster, a middle-aged man living in comforta ...  View More

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

Start date: 01/14/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (1/14/2021-2/4/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.


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