Classics Made Modern: The Cricket on the Hearth

Monday, December 10, 2018 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Anton Room 202 Books

Discuss The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home by Charles Dickens, the third of his five Christmas novellas, first published in 1845. For years this story was more popular on stage than A Christmas Carol and is praised for its depiction of the Victorian ideal of the happy home. Questions -

Classics Made Modern: The Underground Railroad

Monday, January 14, 2019 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Anton Room 202 Books

Discuss The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Questions -