Great Books Council of San Francisco

Great Books in the Gold Country

Since 2010 we've held annual Gold Country mini-retreats in beautiful Auburn, CA, nestled in the Sierra foothills. Like our mini-retreats in San Francisco and Calistoga, this is a one-day event that combines discussion of a book with a screening of a related film. There is a small charge, and lunch is provided.

The next Gold Country mini-retreat will be on May 19, 2018. Check back on this site closer to that date for the choice of book/film and registration information.

Questions? Please contact the event registrar, Donna Reynolds, at 1133 Ravine View Drive, Roseville, CA 95661, or by phone at (916) 797-8561.

In previous years, the Gold Country Mini-Retreat has featured discussions of Lady in Gold by Anne-Marie O'Connor, I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai, Invictus by John Carlin, Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand, In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson, John Adams by David McCullough, Longitude by Dava Sobel, and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt, along with their film adaptations.


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