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Mystery Discussion Group (Leader: Augie Aleksy)

Title: The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols: Adapted from the Journals of John H. Watson, M.D. 

Author: Nicholas Meyer

Date: March 20, 2021

Day: Saturday

Time: 2:00PM

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ISBN: 9781250754417
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Published: Minotaur Books - November 10th, 2020

Clio's Chroniclers

YES THERE WILL BE A DISCUSSION & SIGNING HOWEVER PRECAUTIONS WILL BE OBSERVED (e.g. Masks required, 6' distancing, No Food or Beverages will be provided or shared, etc.)

History Discussion Group (lLeader: Briony Patterson)

Title: America's Constitution: A Biography (Author: Akhil Reed Amar)

 

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ISBN: 9780812972726
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 12th, 2006

G. K. Chesterton Society Meeting

 

G.K. CHESTERTON SOCIETY OF CHICAGO MEETING

Date: June 13, 2020

Day: Saturday

Time: 2-4 PM

Topic: Pickwick Papers (Chapters 20-39)

COVID-19 Caution: We are open, but you will have to wear a mask and we will try to sit people 6' apart. Also, there will be no sharing of food & drink.

Married Couple Can Sit Together  But you will need an authorized Marriage certificate from the Archdiocece of Chicago [ONLY]*

 

*Just teasing

 

 

 

 

 

(YES) The History Discussion Group

YES THERE WILL BE A DISCUSSION & SIGNING HOWEVER ALL THE RULES WILL BE OBSERVED (e.g. Masks required, 6' distancing, No Food or Beverages will be provided or shared, etc.)

History Discussion Group

Date: June 28, 2020

Day: Sunday

Time: 2 PM

Title: Promised Land: Thirteen Books that Changed America

Author: Jay Parini

Group Leader: Gary Lundin

Promised Land: Thirteen Books that Changed America

By Jay Parini

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Special OrderIn this lively exploration of America’s intellectual heritage, acclaimed poet, novelist, and critic Jay Parini celebrates the life and times of thirteen books that helped shape the American psyche.
 
Moving nimbly between the great watersheds in American letters—including WaldenHuckleberry FinnThe Souls of Black Folk, and On the Road—Parini demonstrates how these books entered American life and altered how we think and act in the world. An immensely readable and vibrant work of cultural history, Promised Land exposes the rich literary foundation of our culture, and is sure to appeal to all book lovers and students of the American character alike.

About the Author


Jay Parini, a poet and novelist, teaches at Middlebury College in Vermont. His novels include The Apprentice Lover, Benjamin’s Crossing, and The Last Station (now a major motion picture). His fifth volume of poetry was The Art of Subtraction: New and Selected Poems (2005). He has written biographies of John Steinbeck, Robert Frost, and William Faulkner, in addition to The Art of Teaching (2005) and Why Poetry Matters (2008). His reviews and essays appear frequently in major periodicals, including The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Guardian. He lives in Vermont.

 

 

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ISBN: 9780307386182
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Published: Anchor - January 12th, 2010

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