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Best Short Stories

The following stories showcase the exceptional talents of award winning authors. To quote Richard Ford, “They clean out the clutter, shove aside the impediments between readers and stories, treat us to gorgeous language, and stir our moral imaginations.” Our discussions are wonderfully rich and lively!

We will be using The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories, edited by Daniel Halpern, ISBN 978014007949

April 3: The Habit of Loving by Doris Lessing
The Challenge by Mario Vargas Llosa

April 17: The Conjurer Made Off with the Dish by Naguib Mafouz
The Last Mohican by Bernard Malamud

May 1: Eyes of a Blue Dog by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Pilgrimage by William Maxwell

May 15: First Love, Last Right by Ian McEwan
The Deal by Leonard Michaels

Seminar Leader: Before retiring to San Diego from suburban Chicago, Jane Jellinek owned a small independent bookstore. She has been involved in many literary conferences and has facilitated book-club discussions for many years.

Course Number: OSHR-70043   Credit: 0 units


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Dates Class Type Section ID Fee
04/03/2017 - 05/15/2017 In-class 123341 $0.00  

Day and Time: Monday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Room 128, UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla