Great Courses Study Group: Great American Bestsellers
Monday, January 30, 2023Time 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Great Courses Study Group:
Great American Bestsellers – The Books That Shaped America
Facilitator, David Williams
Mondays | 10:00am | No Charge | Pre-Registration Required | November 7, 14, 21, 28; December 5, 12, 19; January 9, 23, 30; February 6, 27
Explore representative bestsellers at various stages of American history, from the first book published in the English- speaking New World to the blockbuster authors who dominate the 21st-century publishing industry. The result is an expert look at the evolution of American culture—its tastes, its hopes, its dreams—through the unique lens of the books that have captivated its readers at various points in American history. Great American Bestsellers is your opportunity to see our nation’s best-selling books as more than just popular forms of entertainment that have managed to make their authors lots of money. They are, in fact, stunning microcosms of American cultural history.