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June 2014

55th ANNUAL Northwest Great Books Institute Copy

June 20, 2014 - June 22, 2014
University Of Puget Sound,
1500 N Warner S
Tacoma, WA
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It’s not too early to start reading the following excellent selections.  Registration for the Institute will be emailed to you in the next month or so and paid registration includes a set of the books, but we wanted to give you an opportunity to start the readings now. 1. Old Mortality, by Katherine Anne Porter  48 pages, ISBN 9780151707553 This novella is one of three stories that are bundled together with Pale Horse, Pale Rider and Noon Wine. Old Mortality traces the life…

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August 2014

Shared Inquiry and a Movie Copy

August 23, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queen Anne Lutheran Church,
2400 8th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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What could be more fun that discussing a great book? Discussing a great book and watching the movie! These informal gatherings draw members from various Great Books Club groups (and those new to the Great Book Foundation!)  We watch and discuss a classic movie and after pre-reading the book. It is a fun way to get your feet wet in the Great Books Shared Inquiry method of discussion, meet interesting and friendly people, or catch up with old friends.  This…

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November 2014

Shared Inquiry and a Movie Copy

November 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queen Anne Lutheran Church,
2400 8th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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What could be more fun that discussing a great book? Discussing a great book and watching the movie! These informal gatherings draw members from various Great Books Club groups (and those new to the Great Book Foundation!)  We watch and discuss a classic movie and after pre-reading the book. It is a fun way to get your feet wet in the Great Books Shared Inquiry method of discussion, meet interesting and friendly people, or catch up with old friends.  This…

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Shared Inquiry and a Movie Copy

November 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queen Anne Lutheran Church,
2400 8th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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What could be more fun that discussing a great book? Discussing a great book and watching the movie! These informal gatherings draw members from various Great Books Club groups (and those new to the Great Book Foundation!)  We watch and discuss a classic movie and after pre-reading the book. It is a fun way to get your feet wet in the Great Books Shared Inquiry method of discussion, meet interesting and friendly people, or catch up with old friends.  This…

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Shared Inquiry and a Movie Copy

November 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queen Anne Lutheran Church,
2400 8th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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What could be more fun that discussing a great book? Discussing a great book and watching the movie! These informal gatherings draw members from various Great Books Club groups (and those new to the Great Book Foundation!)  We watch and discuss a classic movie and after pre-reading the book. It is a fun way to get your feet wet in the Great Books Shared Inquiry method of discussion, meet interesting and friendly people, or catch up with old friends.  This…

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Shared Inquiry and a Movie

November 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queen Anne Lutheran Church,
2400 8th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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What could be more fun that discussing a great book? Discussing a great book and watching the movie! These informal gatherings draw members from various Great Books Club groups (and those new to the Great Book Foundation!)  We watch and discuss a classic movie and after pre-reading the book. It is a fun way to get your feet wet in the Great Books Shared Inquiry method of discussion, meet interesting and friendly people, or catch up with old friends.  This…

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January 2015

Join author, James Stark, for a evening and readings from Woodfiber Dreams.

January 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Third Place Books Ravena,
6504 20th Ave NE
Seattle, 98115
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Join, James Stark, a dynamic storyteller and author for readings from his latest release, Woodfiber Dreams. World War II. The Korean Conflict. Vietnam. For three long decades Americans came of age against a constant backdrop of war and conflict. In Woodfiber Dreams, James Stark presents thirteen tales from these turbulent decades—an era when war, fear, racism, and social expectations combined to rob a nation’s youth of their childhood. Within these pages, you’ll meet Davey, a ten-year-old boy equipped with a knife…

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June 2015

56th ANNUAL Northwest Great Books Weekend Event

June 26, 2015 - June 28, 2015
University Of Puget Sound,
1500 N Warner S
Tacoma, WA
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All books for the 56th Annual Pacific Northwest Great Books Weekend Event are pre-read by the Board and chosen for the ability to sustain a rousing two hour discussion. Special effort is given to find pieces with: cultural diversity, different genres ie, plays, fiction, non-fiction, and pieces that have or will stand the test of time. Many of our titles have included classics and prize winning authors, but (in true Great Books fashion) we do not limit our selections based…

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September 2015

James Stark is reading from his recently published “Love in the Time of Cholesterol”

September 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Third Place Books Ravena,
6504 20th Ave NE
Seattle, 98115
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It’s happening again, folks. James Stark is reading from his recently published SECOND short story collection, “Love in the Time of Cholesterol” on September 9th at 7 p.m. at Third Place Books Ravenna . Please come and listen as he regales us with his full and half witticisms while reading from his (different from last reading)stories. Parking in back.

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October 2015
$20

A Month in the Country, A Shared Inquiry and Movie Event

October 24, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queen Anne Lutheran Church,
2400 8th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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What could be more fun that discussing a great book? Discussing a great book and watching the movie! These informal gatherings draw members from various Great Books Club groups (and those new to the Great Book Foundation!)  We watch and discuss a classic movie and after pre-reading the book. It is a fun way to get your feet wet in the Great Books Shared Inquiry method of discussion, meet interesting and friendly people, or catch up with old friends.  This…

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