Read and discuss writings from the Great Books collection with us. To join, please complete the form at lakeforestlibrary.org/greatbooks.
Readings and topics
Dead Souls, Nikolai Gogol – 1842
What to the Slave is the 4th of July?, Douglass – 1852
Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address – 1865
Ethan Brand, Hawthorne – 1852
The Open Boat, Crane – 1897
The Souls of Black Folk, DuBois – 1903
Slave Songs – 1867
The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock, Eliot – 1915
Daughters of the Late Colonel, Mansfield – 1920
Mr. Flood's Party, Robinson – 1920
The Hill Wife, Frost – 1922
The Telephone, Frost – 1916
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