Maeve Binchy's Poignant Stories of Irish Life (Virtual)

Tuesday, June 13, 2023-Tuesday, July 25, 2023

6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Six Sessions. Class will not meet on July 4th.


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Course Description
Maeve Binchy is one of the most popular and widely loved Irish writers of novels and stories. In this class, we will discuss one of her best later novels, Heart and Soul (2009), which focuses on Dr Clara Casey's efforts to start, staff, and lead a new heart clinic in Dublin. In other class seminar meetings, we will discuss about twenty of her best short stories, illustrating a variety of characters and sensitive portraits of life in contemporary Ireland. The stories will be drawn from two of her best collections: Chestnut Street and A Few of the Girls.
Six Sessions: $247/$220.50. Led by Joseph Heininger

Registration Fees

Registration is $247

We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and members of the Newberry (Associates at the Author level and above).

Contact Us
The Adult Education is available Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Email is the best form of contact: You can also reach us by phone at 312-255-3700. Please allow 24-48 business hours for a response.