If you participated in the Osher Book Club last semester, you know how much fun it is - if not join us this time around! So many great new books; read them and then join your fellow Osher members for collective reflection, critique, rumination, and enjoyment.

There are no book clubs currently being offered this term. Please check back in Fall 2018.

Courses

2018 Fall2019 Spring2019 Summer
OF 0005.04 2018 One Book One San Diego: March: Book One

One Book, One San Diego is our region’s premiere literary program, presented in partnership with KPBS and over 80 public libraries, service organizations, and educational institutions. Now in its 12th year, the program brings our community closer together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. The first in a series of three, March: Book One — a graphic memoir by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell — is a vivid first-hand account of the early life of Civil Rights icon John Lewis (including meeting Martin Luther King Jr.) and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.

Format: 10% Lecture, 90% Interactive Discussion

Course Date(s)

Register
Instructors
Kathi Diamant
2019 Summer
OF 0005.05 Jane Eyre

In a combined reading of Karen Kenyon’s The Bronte Family: Passionate Literary Geniuses and Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, we’ll explore how Bronte’s life intersected with one of her most famous novels. We’ll also connect the events of Jane’s journey with the classic journey of the hero(ine). Learn how the life of the author can be utilized in a work of fiction.

Format: 25% Lecture, 50% Interactive Discussion, 25% Hands-on activity

Course Date(s)
May 3 - May 3