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Let's Talk Books

"The Trial of Oscar Wilde"

2020-06-08 19:00:00 2020-06-08 20:00:00 America/New_York Let's Talk Books Virtual

Monday, June 08
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-06-08 19:00:00 2020-06-08 20:00:00 America/New_York Let's Talk Books Please join us online to discuss "The Trial of Oscar Wilde" in recognition of LGBTQ+ Pride month. Virtual

Please join us online to discuss "The Trial of Oscar Wilde" in recognition of LGBTQ+ Pride month.

In 1895, author, poet and playwright Oscar Wilde was tried for being a homosexual. The Trial of Oscar Wilde, also named The Shame of Oscar Wilde, reveals notes from his trial as well as introductions by Wilde's contemporaries pertaining to the man and his works. This writing is freely available through the Gutenberg Project.

Click here to access The Trial of Oscar Wilde, from the Shorthand Reports by Charles Grolleau.

You are also encouraged to read The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde.

  • Click here to access the ebook of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. 
  • Click here to access the eaudiobook of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde from RB Digital. 

This is a virtual event and requires registration. Please use the link to the left to register.

Let's Talk Books is a monthly book discussion club at the Barrett Branch Library. Email mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org for more information.