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Tea & Trollope Reading Group with Blanche Siegal, Fall 2019-Spring 2020

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 2:30 PM Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 2:30 PM Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 2:30 PM
Whitridge Room | for members only | by donation | advance registration required

Educator Blanche Siegal leads informal discussions of the works of the beloved Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope and master writers such as Jane Austen, E.M. Forster, and others. The end of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries saw a flourishing of literature that produced many brilliant and enduring books. This popular group is now in its ninth season. Tea and light refreshments are served.

This seminar takes place one Sunday per month through spring:
February 9: The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
March 15: Emma by Jane Austen
April 19: North and South by Mrs. Gaskell.

Registrants will receive a reading list with links to recommended booksellers.


Registration is required. To register, log in and complete the form. Please click the Register button only once. The website may take a moment to process your registration and show the confirmation screen. For registration questions, or to register for single sessions, call the Events Office at 212.288.6900 x230.