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October 06 - December 01, 2023

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 online registration is not allowed for this activity. Please contact us at (909) 399-5490 or by email hscounterstaff@ci.claremont.ca.us. Our regular business hours for registration information are Monday-Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm, Friday 9:00am-6:00pm, and Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm. Closed on Sunday and on major holidays.

From the early 1900’s to post-WWII, from Voltaire to Joyce, this 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!Reading List for 2023October: Candide by VoltaireNovember: The Plague by Albert Camus December: Bable by R.F. Kuang January: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal HurstonFebruary: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn March: Ulysses by James Joyce April: The Mandarins;by Simon Beauvoir

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55+

Location

Joslyn Center - Eucalyptus Room

When

October 06 - December 01, 2023

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Friday

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Age and Gender

Ages 55-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Joslyn Center

660 N. Mountain Ave CLAREMONTCA  91711

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