Great Books Discussion Group
Tuesday January 9, 2018
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's reading will be:
From The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf
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
In February they will discuss Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.
Location: Room A
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