Great Books Discussion Group
Tuesday December 12, 2017
7:15 PM until 9:00 PM
Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). This month they will discuss A Christmas Carol by Dickens.
In January they will discuss selections from The Invention of Nature Alexander Von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf including:
- Chapter 2 Imagination and Nature: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Humboldt
- Chapter 18 (at least last 4 pages) Humboldt's Cosmos
- Chapter 19 Poetry, Science and Nature: Henry David Thoreau and Humboldt
- Chapter 23 Preservation and Nature: John Muir and Humboldt
Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.
Location: Room A
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