Read the free ebook and join a lively book discussion group as we talk about Theodore Dreiser hurling an impressionable 18-year-old heroine into the amoral world of the big city to use men and be used by men in this realistic novel from 1900.
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne is a classic travelogue adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. Discuss online, or at Classics Made Modern on January 12, 2015 at 1:30 pm.
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (1878) creates a epic tale of sex, duty, marriage and moral regeneration in this realistic novel of unhappy families set in imperial Russia. Critics describe it as flawless, the greatest novel ever written. Discuss at the library on Monday, April 8, 2013, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.