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Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a robust discussion of classic texts, ancient to modern. Reading groups will meet on successive Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, and each participant will receive a copy of the book before the first session. Due to the nature of the reading groups, refunds cannot be offered. Seats are limited to 20 participants, so sign up early to reserve your seat!

To enroll in one or more of the Great Books Reading Groups visit our registration page and click the “register” button for “Great Books Reading Groups–Tuesday Mornings at Flyleaf.”  From there, you can select the book group(s) of your choice. You can also register over the phone by calling us at 919-962-1544. We will send you a copy of the book and details regarding the event approximately three to four weeks before the first meeting (or as soon as you register if less than three weeks before).

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Spring 2019

Tuesdays, April 2 & 9
Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald
Marc Cohen, Teaching Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature

Tuesdays, April 16 & 23
Selected Stories by Anton Checkov
Radislav Lapushin, Associate Professor of Russian Literature 

Summer 2019

Tuesday, May 14
Touch by Adania Shibli
Nadia Yaqub, Professor and Chair of Asian Studies

Tuesdays, May 21 & 28
The Trials of Socrates by Plato, Aristophanes, and Xenophon
Al Duncan, Assistant Professor of Classics

Tuesdays, June 4 & 11
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Hilary Lithgow, Teaching Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature

Tuesdays, June 18 & 25
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Rachel Gurvich, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law


Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 | 919-942-7373 | info@flyleafbooks.com

Next to The Root Cellar (formerly Foster’s Market).

Monday – Saturday: 9-9
Sunday: 10-5