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September 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Please join us for a discussion of the book,  The Accidental Billionaires, by Ben Mezrich;  screening of the movie, The Social Network; and a tasty lunch.

Date:    September 30th, 2023 from 10:00 am – to 2:00 pm
Movie: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Lunch: 12:00-12:30 pm
Discussion: 12:30-2:00 pm
Cost: $20 per person, which includes lunch
Location: Queen Anne Lutheran Church
2400 8th Ave W/Seattle, WA 98119

Here’s what you can expect:
Everyone will read The Accidental Billionaires, by Ben Mezrich prior to our gathering.
We will watch  a screening of The Social Network together.
After a break for lunch, we will have a  guided discussion based on the book and movie.

Ideas that we will explore include:

  • What were the motivations and goals behind Facebook?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • Who has responsibility for the content on social media?
  • How would you change it?

All are welcome and encouraged to join. We will use the Shared Inquiry method of cooperative discussion. Northwest Great Books has been around for decades and our mission statement is: To involve people of all ages and walks of life in interpretive discussions of books, plays or essays that evoke critical and persuasive thoughts and dialogue in a safe and productive environment.

Come, give us a shot, we’ve lots of 5-star reviews and testimonials.

Please contact our host and facilitator, Steve Burdick with any dietary concerns: 253-850-3514.

Click below to sign up. Limited to 18 spots.

*Photos may be taken at the event and used on our social media accounts. By registering you are consenting and granting Northwest Great Books to use photographs and/or video taken at the Book and a Movie Event in publications, news releases, online and in other communications related to the mission of Northwest Great Books.  


The Accidental Billionaires & Social Network: Book and a Movie Event - Sept 30, 2023

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September 30
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Steven Burdick


Queen Anne Lutheran Church
2400 8th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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