Immigrants in the News

The migrant humanitarian crisis in Europe has inspired long-delayed public dialogue about the plight of refugees and the struggles immigrants endure. And as in most meaningful dialogue, references to relevant stories and literature ...

Tampa Bay Great Books Council 2015 Fall Conference

Society’s leaders, whether guided by military, political, or pastoral aims, have tried to create their own versions of “the perfect world.” Can human beings, given all their prejudices and foibles, create a perfect society? Have we ...

Middlemarch In-Depth

George Eliot began writing her masterpiece, Middlemarch, in August 1869. To commemorate the occasion, Nancy Carr, a senior editor at Great Books, discusses the novel’s lasting significance. Nancy earned a Ph.D. in English ...

Tampa Great Books Council Sponsors Talking Service

We’re grateful for the 12 independent Great Books councils that support reading and discussing literature by modeling it in their communities, and we’re especially grateful when these councils make an effort to introduce the ...