Great Books Reading List for 2019-2020

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2019 selections from Even Deadlier and 2020 selections from Counterparts, available through GPL or from the Great Books Foundation
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September 11, 2019: SLOTH


Babylon Revisted by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Custard Heart by Dorothy Parker

 


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October 9, 2019: GREED


A Woman of Fifty by W. Somerset Maugham
My Wife is a White Russian by Rose Tremain

 


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November 13, 2019: GLUTTONY


Theft in a Pastry Shop by Italo Calvino
Fat People by Alison Lurie

 


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December 11, 2019: LUST


Nuns at Luncheon by Aldous Huxley
Cowboys Are My Weakness by Pam Houston

 


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January 8, 2020: LOVE


The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
The Pangs of Love by Jane Gardam

 


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February 12, 2020: ASPIRATION


Facing West from California's Shores by Walt Whitman
The Golden West by Daniel Fuchs

 


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March 11, 2020: EQUALITY


Equality, Value, and Merit by Friedrich A. Hayek
Liberalism by Ronald Dworkin

 


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April 8, 2020: FIDELITY


An Arundel Tomb by Philip Larkin
Love Is Not a Pie by Amy Bloom

 


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May 12, 2020: ART


In Which the Story Pauses a Little by George Eliot
The Decay of Lying by Oscar Wilde

 


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June 10, 2020: SCIENCE


Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Vivisection by Claude Bernard

 


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July 8, 2020: GENDER


Lilies by John Ruskin
The Feminine Mystique (selection) by Betty Friedan

 


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