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Guided Discussion: The Great American Short Story Club III 2012-2022   

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Do you love book groups but don’t always have the opportunity to read the book? Here’s a chance to enjoy the camaraderie, education, and fun of a book group every week without having to dedicate much time to reading the selected material. The Great American Short Story Club provides great literature by email and on paper that explores our most celebrated and interesting writers' experiences, imagination, and values—in short, manageable doses. Want to participate in the lively discussion? Terrific. Want to sit back and learn and enjoy? Be our guest. The lively conversation will delve deeply into the meaning of the week's story without sacrificing the simple pleasures of reading a good story. Handouts are provided for each story. Space is limited.


1. "Jack and the Mad Dog": Tony Earley (2012)
2. "Cat Person": Kristen Roupenian (2017)
3. "The Boathouse": Tim Griffith (2017)
4. "Cafe Loup": Ben Lerner (2022)

  • Guided Discussion: The Great American Short Story Club III 2012-2022
  • Fee: $130.00
    Item Number: B241013G4BR1
    Dates: 8/8/2024 - 8/29/2024
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 4
    Building: Friedburg Auditorium
    Room: Room 102
    Instructor: Caren Neile, Ph.D.


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