Great Books Council of San Francisco

Long Novel Weekend

Each year in the summer, the San Francisco Council devotes a weekend to discussing a single long work of fiction.

On July 22-23, 2017 we'll spend the weekend discussing

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

This year's event will be at a new location for us, UC Berkeley's Clark Kerr Campus in Berkeley, CA.

For further information and a registration form, please click here.

Questions? Contact event coordinator Caroline Van Howe at


Long novel weekends in the recent past have featured discussions of The Golden Bowl, Middlemarch, The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1; Moby Dick; David Copperfield; Look Homeward, Angel; The Magic Mountain; Vanity Fair; The Cairo Trilogy; The Sound and the Fury; Sons and Lovers; Anna Karenina; Parade's End; and Crime and Punishment.

For more information about the Long Novel Weekend, please contact Rob Calvert at 510-524-6617 or

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