Great Books Discussion Group

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Join us for discussions on short stories, essays, and speeches by great writers. This group is sponsored by the Great Books Foundation. To obtain a copy of an upcoming reading, please contact: Jim Hall at (415) 613-4746 or

2017 Readings: 

Jan 5, "Barn Burning," William Faulkner
Feb 2, "Of Civil Government," John Locke
Mar 2, "In Exile," Anton Chekhov
Apr 6, "The Declaration of Independence"
May 4, "Equality," Isaiah Berlin
Jun 1, "Sorrow-Acre," Isak Dinesen 
July 6, "Why Americans Are Often So Restless," Alexis de Tocqueville
Aug 3, "After the Ball," Leo Tolstoy 
Sept 7, "Habit," William James
Oct 5, "The Overcoat," Nikolai Gogol

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