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The books that bite and sting us are the great books, by the greatest thinkers and writers of all time.  These are the books that can make you think - that can make you question who you are, what you're doing, and where you're going. The Great Books Foundation, together with its member organizations like the Great Books Council of San Francisco, offers you a way to discover these books. Great Books groups around the country have been reading and discussing the world's best literature for over 50 years. Please let us know if you're interested in joining us!

Events in 2019

Wine Country Mini-Retreat October 12

Reading: Fahrenheit 451

Poetry Weekend November 16-17

Events in 2020

San Francisco Mini-Retreat February

Leader/Reader Workshop March

Asilomar Weekend April 17-19

Gold Country Mini-Retreat May

Picnic June

Long Novel Weekend Summer

Reading Matters Newsletter

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