Book Club

Book Club | Winter–Summer 2023

There is no Book Club reading or meeting for December, because of the holiday season, but here is a preview of what is coming up in the first part of 2023. Looking forward to further interesting discussions, comparing ideas and reactions, in the Forum and via Zoom—they are always enriching voyages of discovery! Read more

Book Club | November 2022: Vitruvius On Architecture

"The architect should be equipped with knowledge of many branches of study and varied kinds of learning, for it is by his judgement that all work done by the other arts is put to test." For November's Book Club we will be reading selections from Vitruvius' On Architecture. We will start and continue discussion in the Forum, and meet via Zoom on Tuesday November 29 at 11 a.m. EST. Read more

Book Club | October 2022: Bacchylides

"Silence is no ornament for a successful man. With remembrance of fine deeds a man will also sing the gracious recompense made by the honey-voiced Cean nightingale." This month we are reading poems of Bacchylides. Discussion will start and continue in the Forum, and we will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 EDT. Read more

Book Club | September 2022: Bravery of Women

"the fame of a woman should be known to many. ... man's virtues and woman's virtues are one and the same." Our Book Club selection for September is "Bravery of Women" from Plutarch's Moralia. Discussion starts and continues in the Forum, and we will meet via Zoom on September 27 at 11 a.m. EDT. Read more