Flannery O’Connor Book Club

Sponsored by the Andalusia Institute, Georgia Writers Museum, and Allied Arts of Milledgeville.

Discussion Leaders:

Dr. Bruce Gentry
Professor of English, Georgia College

Dr. Bruce Gentry, Editor of the Flannery O’Connor Review, received GC’s Excellence in Scholarship award in 2013. He is the author of Flannery O’Connor’s Religion of the Grotesque, editor of The Cartoons of Flannery O’Connor at Georgia College, and co-editor of the oral history At Home with Flannery O’Connor. Gentry twice served as co-director for NEH Summer Institutes on O’Connor. Gentry has also hosted four O’Connor conferences in Milledgeville. Other publications by Gentry include Conversations with Raymond Carver and articles on Doctorow, Roth, and Carver in Contemporary LiteratureSouth Atlantic ReviewThe CEA Critic, and South Carolina Review.

Jan. 21st       A Good Man is Hard to Find

Feb. 18th      A View of the Woods

Mar. 18th     Greenleaf

April 15th     The Comforts of Home

May 20th     Everything That Rises Must Converge

Aug. 20th The River

Sep. 17th The Life You Save May Be Your Own

Oct. 15th A Temple of the Holy Ghost

Nov. 19th A Circle of Fire

Next Meeting: March 18

10:00-11:00 AM, join us for a hybrid (Zoom and in-person) conversation with Dr. Bruce Gentry about Greenleaf.

Georgia Writers Museum

109 S. Jefferson Ave.

Eatonton, GA 31024

Zoom Link

Meeting ID    822 2414 0867

Passcode        655736

GA Hall of Fame Book Club

GWHOF Book Club is seeking a new facilitator. If you are interested in assisting with regularly scheduled book club meetings please email GWM at info@georgiawritersmuseum.org

Past Books:

February – Tayari Jones Leaving Atlanta

May – James Cobb, A Georgia Odyssey

February – Ferrol Sams Run With the Horsemen

May – Brainard Cheney Devil’s Elbow

August – Margaret Mitchell Gone with the Wind

November – Melissa Fay Greene The Temple Bombing. Praying for Sheetrock

February – Janisse Ray Ecology of a Cracker Childhood

May – Calder Willingham Rambling Rose

August – Bailey White Mama Makes up Her Mind…

November – Philip Lee Williams The Heart of a Distant Forest

August: Terry Kay To Dance with the White Dog

November: Judson Mitcham The Sweet Everlasting

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