2018 CLSC Selections

 CLSC logoReading together since 1878, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle has remained a leader in adult education through quality programming.

Each summer, the CLSC chooses at least nine books of literary quality and invites the authors to Chautauqua present their work to an audience of approximately 1,000 readers.

A Gentleman in Moscow Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780670026197
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Published: Viking - September 6th, 2016

Amor Towles will present his celebrated novel (and Week 4 2018 CLSC Selection) A Gentleman in Moscow July 19th, 2018.


Other Russias Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780997031843
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Published: n+1 Books - March 7th, 2017

Artist and Activist Victoria Lomasko will present her collection Other Russias July 17th, 2018 (Week 4).


The Broken Country: On Trauma, a Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780820351179
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Published: University of Georgia Press - September 15th, 2017

Paisley Rekdal's CLSC presentation will be held 3:30 Tuesday August 14th 2018 at the Hall of Philosophy.


The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250131881
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Published: Picador USA - May 9th, 2017

The Song Poet was a 2017 Chautauqua Prize Finalist. 

Kao Kalia Yang's CLSC presentation will be held 3:30 Thursday August 9th 2018 at the Hall of Philosophy.


Olio Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781940696201
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Published: Wave Books - April 5th, 2016

Tyehimba Jess will give his CLSC Roundtable presentation as a 10:45 Amphitheater lecture on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.


The Signal Flame Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501126383
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 12th, 2017

The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781627794947
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Published: Metropolitan Books - May 10th, 2016

The Signal Flame Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501126376
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Published: Scribner Book Company - January 24th, 2017


A Gentleman in Moscow Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780735288522
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Published: Penguin Audiobooks - September 6th, 2016