Edith Wharton’s Republic of the Spirit

Edith Wharton’s analysis of American society in The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence couldn’t be more timely. The manners of New York in the Gilded Age have passed away, but the prejudices, hypocrisies, and moral compromises Wharton’s…
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Best Books of 2016 Staff Picks

Best Books of 2016 Staff Picks

As 2016 draws to a close, A few of The Great Books Foundation staff have chosen a favorite book that they read in 2016.

Peter Walton

Algorithms to Live By, by Brian Christian
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Great Books Tampa Bay January Conference

catch-22-cover-003-103x150The nature and manifestations of “madness” will infect the minds of scores of Great Books enthusiasts when the Tampa Bay Great Books Council hosts its 12th Annual Conference at the Hilton St. Petersburg/Bayfront Hotel on January 28-29, 2017!

Under the …
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