Great Books Council of San Francisco

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The books that bite and sting us are the great books, by the greatest thinkers and writers of all time.  These are the books that can make you think - that can make you question who you are, what you're doing, and where you're going. The Great Books Foundation, together with its member organizations like the Great Books Council of San Francisco, offers you a way to discover these books. Great Books groups around the country have been reading and discussing the world's best literature for over 50 years. Please let us know if you're interested in joining us!

Events in 2019

Leader/Reader Workshop March 9

Asilomar Weekend April 26-28

Readings: The Two Cultures, Miguel Street, The Possessed, selected poetry

Gold Country Mini-Retreat May 18

Reading: Queen of the Desert

Picnic June 2

Reading: Candide

Long Novel Weekend July 27-28

Reading: The Brothers Karamazov

Wine Country Mini-Retreat October

Poetry Weekend November 16-17

Events in 2020

San Francisco Mini-Retreat February

Reading Matters Newsletter

Latest Issue: Winter-Spring 2019

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