The Tampa Bay Great Books Council, Inc. was founded in March, 2006, as an affiliate of the Great Books Foundation, an international organization dedicated to the reading and discussion of great literature, principally through the “Shared Inquiry” method.

The Tampa Bay Great Books Council, Inc. is a registered not-for-profit (501(c)7) organization, with leadership from a volunteer Board.  Please contact Sara Cohen ( or Patrick DeMarco ( for more information.

Learn more about the TBGBC’s history and past events here. Details about current book discussions and upcoming conferences and other events can be found by visiting the main navigation menu tabs at the top of the page.