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June 2021

61st Annual Northwest Great Books (Virtual) Weekend Event 2021

June 26 - June 27

A Virtual Event! 61st Northwest Great Books Weekend June 26 – 27, 2021   Please join other book lovers as we challenge these authors’ ideas and maybe learn more about ourselves.   No-No Boy by John Okada, ISBN 9780295994048, a 1947 Asian-American novel of a Japanese-American man returning to Seattle after doing time in prison for not joining the army.  We will explore themes of isolation, identity, and patriotism. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin, ISBN 9780679744726, two essays that…

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