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March 04 - December 02, 2022

War & Existentialism Book Club

Joslyn Center • 660 N. Mountain Ave CLAREMONTCA  91711 Organized by CITY OF CLAREMONT
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Friday, December 2, 2022.

From the early 1900’s to post-WWII, from Kafka to Camus, this virtual book club will explore existentialism, absurdism, war, the role of literature, and beautiful prose, among many other topics. This club will meet on the first Friday of each month to discuss the reading selection. The Claremont Gerontology Association, a group of dedicated volunteers from the Claremont Colleges, is excited to read good books and have great discussions with you! Preregistration is required by calling the Joslyn Center at (909) 399-5488 or emailing at JoslynCenter@ci.claremont.ca.us.
Reading List for 2022: March: The Stranger, Albert Camus April: Myth of Sisyphus, Albert Camus May: Journey to the End of the Night, Louis-Ferdinand Celine June: The Doors of Perception, Aldous Huxley July: Existentialism is a Humanism, Jean-Paul Satre August: Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky September: The Chrysalids, John Wyndham October: All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr November: TBA December: TBA

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Joslyn Center - Eucalyptus Room


March 04 - December 02, 2022

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM


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Ages 55-255 · Co-Ed


Joslyn Center

660 N. Mountain Ave CLAREMONTCA  91711

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