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January 20 - December 15, 2021

War & Existentialism Book Club

Claremont Senior Program • 660 N. Mountain Ave. ClaremontCA  91711 Organized by CITY OF CLAREMONT
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We're sorry, but online registration is not allowed for this activity. Please contact us at (909) 399-5490 or by email hscounterstaff@ci.claremont.ca.us. Our regular business hours for registration information are Monday-Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm, Friday 9:00am-6:00pm, and Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm. Closed on Sunday and on major holidays.

From the early 1900’s to post- WWII, from Kafka to Camus, this virtual book club will explore existentialism, absurdism, war, the role of literature, and beautiful prose, among many other topics. This club will meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month, discussing the first and last half of the reading selection, respectively. The Claremont Gerontology Association, a group of dedicated volunteers from the Claremont Colleges, is excited to read good books and have great discussions with you! Book club will take place on Zoom. Pre-registration is required.

The reading list for the rest of the year is as follows:

August: Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

September: Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky

October: "A Hunger Artists" , "Metamorphosis" , and "The Judgement" by Franz Kafka (Short Stories)

November: The Stranger by Albert Camus

December: At the Existentialist Café by Sarah Bakewell

*If you are having technical issues with the Registration Page, please contact Senior Program staff via email at joslyncenter@ci.claremont.ca.us or phone at (909) 399-5488 (M-Th, 9am-5pm).

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Live Virtual Class (Zoom)


January 20 - December 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM


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Ages 55-255 · Co-Ed


Claremont Senior Program

660 N. Mountain Ave. ClaremontCA  91711

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