Reaching for the American Dream: Pulitzer-Winning Novels
Through five Pulitzer winning novels, this series looks at how authors have depicted the striving to better oneself and achieve the American dream – and how, despite our efforts, we often end up unfulfilled or clashing with other elements of society.
Discussion will be led by Martin Haber who has an extensive background in teaching humanities curriculum to all ages.
March 7 – 6pm-8pm – “Humboldt’s Gift”, by Saul Bellow
March 14 – 6pm-8pm – “American Pastoral”, by Philip Roth
March 28 – 6pm-8pm – “Interpreter of Maladies”, by Jhumpa Lahiri
April 11 – 6pm-8pm – “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”, by Junot Diaz
April 25 – 6pm-8pm
May 9 – 6pm-8pm – “A Visit from the Goon Squad”, by Jennifer Egan
Stop by to get your copies of the books.