Five Mondays: Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 12 & Jan. 16 • 7:00 – 9:00 pm • $125
This group reads authors that have won literary prizes including the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle. In addition to reading award winning novels, participants develop literary perceptual and critiquing skills.
Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Sympathizer (Pulitzer Prize 2016)
Magda Szabó, The Door (Prix Femina Étranger)
Lauren Groff, Fates and Furies (Natl. Book Award 2015)
Tess Hadley, The Past (Windham-Campbell Prize)
Mario Vargas Llosa, The Discreet Hero (Nobel Prize)
Carol Benet received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley where she won an Outstanding Teaching Award.