Upcoming Literature and Film Classes

New short story, book, play, and film discussion classes are scattered throughout the year to give you ample time for pleasure reading and viewing between each one. Pick a course or two to suit your literary tastes and register today!

September Classes

Short Stories by Black Authors

6 Sessions, starting Monday, September 11 (no class 9/25, 10/9) • 1:00pm-3:00pm • OnlineCourse 12107 • $180

Films of Wes Anderson (hybrid)

4 Sessions, starting Tuesday, September 12 • 4:00pm-5:30pm • Scarsdale High SchoolCourse 12207 • $120

4 Sessions, starting Tuesday, September 12 • 4:00pm-5:30pm • OnlineCourse 12208 • $120

The Postcard (2023) by Anne Berest, Tina Kover (Translator)

Wednesday, September 13 • 1:00pm-2:30pm • Westchester Reform TempleCourse 12039 • $30

Lady Tan's Circle of Women (2023) by Lisa See

Tuesday, September 19 • 10:00am-11:30am • OnlineCourse 12049 • $30

Family Secrets, Lies, and Truth in Contemporary Memoirs (only three spots remaining)

4 Sessions, starting Thursday, September 21 (class meets on 9/21, 10/12, 10/26, and 11/30) • 11:00am-12:30pm • Westchester Reform TempleCourse 12082 • $120

Demon Copperhead (2022) by Barbara Kingsolver

Tuesday, September 26 • 10:00am-11:30am • OnlineCourse 11974 • $30

Henry IV, Prince Hal, and Falstaff

6 Sessions, starting Thursday, September 28 • 2:30pm-4:00pm • OnlineCourse 12043 • $180

Early October Classes

Nonfiction Book Discussion: Isaac's Storm (1999) by Erik Larson

Tuesday, October 3 • 11:00am-12:30pm • Online • Course 12245 • $30

Film Discussion: Barbie, Greta Gerwig’s Visions of Womanhood and Feminism

Wednesday, October 4 • 1:00pm-2:30pm • OnlineCourse 12225 • $30

Short Stories Live in Honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day

Thursday, October 5 • 4:00pm-5:30pm • OnlineCourse 12080 • $40

September also includes two of our upcoming special literary events:

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Author Visit: Lisa See, Lady Tan's Circle of Women (2023)

Meet New York Times bestselling author Lisa See in conversation with Anna Katsavos as they discuss See's latest novel, Lady Tan's Circle of Women (2023), Target's August 2023 Book Club Pick and Amazon Editors' Best Books of 2023 So Far. Inspired by the true story of a female physician from fifteenth century China, See's new book is sure to appeal to fans of her other historical fictions including Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and The Island of Sea Women.

Monday, September 11 • 1:00pm-2:00pm • OnlineCourse 12048 • $25

Editor Visit: Michael Reynolds, a Peak Behind the Page

Meet Michael Reynolds, Editor-in-chief of Europa Editions, an independent publishing company founded in 2005 and perhaps known best for the widely popular Elena Ferrante Neapolitan series and most recently The Postcard, by Anne Berest. The Europa catalog is eclectic, reflecting the founders’ belief that dialogue between nations and cultures is of vital importance and that this exchange is facilitated by literature chosen not only for its ability to entertain and fascinate but also to inform and enlighten.

Wednesday, September 20 • 1:00pm-2:30pm • Scarsdale Public LibraryCourse 12040 • $30

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