Year of Great Books

About My Ántonia

What we made of Willa Cather’s masterpiece.

Willa Cather.
Willa Cather. Screenshot via NETNebraska

Laura Miller and Willa Paskin reflect on their reading of My Ántonia by Willa Cather, the third selection of our Year of Great Books academy.

Talk to Laura and other Year of Great Books members in our private Facebook group.

Read Laura’s introduction to a Year of Great Books and her introduction to My Ántonia.

Don’t miss your complimentary audiobook of My Ántonia, a special gift from Audible for a Year of Great Books.

And make sure to cast your vote for our next selection—stay tuned to our Facebook group for more information.

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