PBS MASTERPIECE Based on Celebrated Books

We can’t get behind all book to screen adaptations, but we know PBS adaptations are worth watching. We were thrilled to find out that MASTERPIECE on PBS is airing a new 6-part adaptation of Gerald Durrell’s beloved memoir, My ...

September Great Books Newsletter

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“ . . . we need the wisdom of the educational reformer Robert Maynard Hutchins”

You can’t see us, but we’re giving that statement a standing ovation. It’s from “The Man Who Could Make Your Kids Less ...

Alliance for Liberal Learning Fall Conference

ALLnew“Making Connections,” the <a ...

Listening and Learning: Discussing “Our Mutual Friend” with Classical Pursuits

Last month I spent fifteen hours, spread over five days, leading a group of thirteen people discussing a 151-year-old novel. And doing Dickens’ Our Mutual Friend for the Classical Pursuits program is number one on the list ...