Mount Auburn Book Club-Hogan’s Goat by William Alfred

March 23, 2017

The critically acclaimed blank-verse play, Hogan’s Goat (1965), concerns a mayoral contest between Irish Americans in Brooklyn, New York, in 1890. Playwright William Alfred is buried on Harvard Hill in Mount Auburn.

Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided.



Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

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