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 2020 can be found in Great Books Adult 2nd Series ADU-02 ($28.95 + S&H for 3 volume set) and Great Conversations 4 - 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:

 

GC-4    Great Conversations 4:  ADU-GC4:  (Order from The Great Books Foundation)

AGB-3 Great Books Adult 3nd Series:  ADU-03:  (Available Used)

 

Contact Sara Clark at delmargreatbooks@gmail.com

Del Mar Great Books 2021 Schedule

 

Text Box: Meetings on Zoom until further notice.  For further information contact  Sara Clark

Month

Author

Title

Book

Jan 15

Plutarch

Life of Nicias

GC-4

Feb 19

Maimonides

On Evil (selection)

3rd Ser.v.2

Mar

Kant

To Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch

GC 4

April

Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales (selection)

3rd Ser.v.3

May

Arnold

Culture & Anarchy (selection)

GC 4

June

Thucydides

History of the Peloponnesian War

3rd Ser.v.1

July

Shakespeare

TBD

TBD

Aug

No Meeting

Sept

TBD

 Full length novel

 TBD

Oct

von Kleist

The Chilean Earthquake

GC 4

Nov

Montesquieu

Principles of Government

3rd Ser., v.2

Dec

Mueller

Selected Poems

GC 4