Events from: 03/05/2014


Great Books Discussion: Real Trial of Oscar Wilde

Today's Book: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde, legal transcript 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Conference Room What Great Books do you discuss?  We read 10-50 page readings selected by the Great Books Foundation and compiled in convenient paperback books.  They are classic and contemporary essays, short stories, plays, poems, and excerpts from literature that have influenced our culture.  Over the summer and December breaks we read longer books that the Foundation has suggested. (more info) Where can I buy the book with this year’s selections?  The Lake Forest Library reference librarian has copies for purchase. Future Selections Mar. 19---On Liberty  By John Stuart Mill Apr. 2---The Carpenter’s Son by A. E. Housman and “Pinched” by Jack London Apr. 16---The Gospel of Mark from the Bible May 7---Ballad of the Landlord by Langston Hughes and A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor May 21---History of the Peleponnesian War by Thucydides

At Lake Forest Library from Mar 05, 2014 to Mar 05, 2014 - Hosted by Lake Forest Library - Adults - Details