Del Mar Great Books

Del Mar Great Books reading & Discussion Group

 

For  over 25 years, the Del Mar Great Books Reading and Discussion Group has met monthly (except August) for book discussion. Meetings are held on selected Fridays (dates decided at meetings) from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  Participants are asked to have read the selection in order to participate. New members and observers are welcome. For information on a future meeting, please contact Sara Clark at delmargreatbooks@gmail.com.

 

Current readings for January through December 2018 can be found in Great Books Adult 2nd Series ADU-02 ($28.95 + S&H for 3 volume set) and Great Conversations 3 - ADU-GC3 ($24.95 + S&H).  Books may be ordered by visiting http://store.greatbooks.org/colleges-book-groups.html or by calling the Great Books Foundation at (800) 222-5870. 

 

Check www.bn.com for used copies.

 

Books we are using for our discussions:

 

AGB-2 Great Books Adult 2nd Series:  ADU-02:  ($28.95 + S&H for 3 volume set)

GC-3    Great Conversations 3:  ADU-GC3:  ($24.95 + S&H)

 

(1) Shakespeare:  Any line-numbered edition

(2) Discussion Guide is available in the GBF website store. ISBN:  0-14-200027-2 

 

 

Contact Sara Clark at delmargreatbooks@gmail.com

Del Mar Great Books 2019 Schedule

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Month

Author

Title

Book

Jan

Hobbes

Origin of Government

AGB-2

Feb

Tolstoy

Second Epilogue to War and Peace

GC-3

Mar

Locke

Of Civil Government

AGB-2

Apr

Crane

The Open Boat

GC-3

May

Shelley

A Defense of Poetry

GC-3

Jun

Shakespeare

As You Like It

(1)

Jul

Pirandello

Six Characters in Search of an Author

GC-3

Aug

No meeting!

Sep

Tolstoy

Anna Karenina

(2)

Oct

Kierkegaard

The Knight of Faith

AGB-2

Nov

Anderson

Death in the Woods

GC-3

Dec

Szymborski

Selected Poems

GC-3