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.

Please join us on May 19, 2018 for a discussion of The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. After lunch we'll view its film adaptation, which stars Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts.

To register, please click here to download the flyer and registration form.

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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