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Nearly forty fiction-lovers and their guests from across Florida and beyond gathered at the Bayfront Hilton in St. Petetersburg, Fl, Saturday, January 26, 2019, for the first day of the 14th annual Tampa Bay Great Books Conference Weekend.
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This year’s Conference theme was “Great Novels of the 21st Century,” with Jonathan Franzen’s “The Corrections, Ian McEwan’s Atonement, and Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead selected as the books for discussion.
These selections covered more than 1,165 pages of text -many of which are now adorned with sticky notes, handwritten margin observations, and enough yellow Day-Glo Highlighter ink to fill a small swimming pool!
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The 2019 Tampa Great Books Drama Conference is sold out.
If you would like to be added to the wait list for more information, visit the conference web page.
Watch for the next Great Book course announcement!
Are you interested in learning more about the “Shared Inquiry” method? Are you curious what it takes to be a Great Books Moderator? Contact Great Books Council Member Barbara Brown at Amberj1943@gmail.com to begin the dialogue.
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Last updated March 6, 2019