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World War I

This discussion group was established in honor of the centenary of the August 1914 outbreak of World War I. Titles will be chosen democratically by group members. The group will meet the first Saturday of each month from 10:30 am to noon in the Trustees' Room, subject to adjustment for holidays. 

2021 Schedule

  • Happy summer!
  • Oct. 2: Jan F. W. Beckett, The Making of the First World War
  • Nov. 6: Laurence LaFore, The Long Fuse
  • Dec. 4: Robert Gerwarth, The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End

World War I Discussion Group Past Readings