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European Book Club – Dreams of My Russian Summers

January 29, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

euro book clubLove to read? Looking for a new book club with a fun twist? Our European Book Club is a lively and educational discussion hosted by David Freeman. In January, we will discuss “Dreams of My Russian Summers,” by Andrei Makine. The discussion will be in English, and all are welcome! Admission is free for students and members of the Alliance Française, and $5 for the general public.  Please call 303.831.0304 to RSVP.

What books have we read so far ?

    • February 2011: A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cossé (transl. from the French)
    • March 2011: A Heart so White by Javier Marias (transl. from the Spanish)
    • April 2011: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (transl. from the German)
    • May 2011: Small Lives by Pierre Michon (transl. from the French)
    • June 2011: Act of the Damned by Antonio Lobo Antunes (transl. from the Portuguese)
    • July 2011: When I Forgot by Elina Hirvonen (translated from the Finnish)
    • August 2011: The Explosion of the Radiator Hose by Jean Rolin (translated from the French)
    • September 2011: Indian Nocturne by Antonio Tabucchi (translated from the Italian)
    • October 2011: Dancing Lessons for the Advanced Age by Bohumil Hrabal (translated from the Czech)
    • November 2011: Lightning by Jean Echenoz (translated from the French)
    • January 2012: The Summer Book by Tove Jansson (translated from the Swedish)
    • February 2012: Best European Fiction 2012 edited by Aleksander Hemon
    • March 2012: I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem by Maryse Condé (translated from the French)
    • April 2012: Never Any End to Paris by Enrique Vila-Matas (translated from the Spanish)
    • May 2012: Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck (translated from the German)
    • June 2012: Leaving Tangier by Tahar Ben Jelloun (translated from French)
    • July 2012: I’d Like by Amanda Michalopoulou (translated from Greek)
    • August 2012: Vain Art of the Fugue by Dumitru Tsepeneag
    • September 2012 – this event was postponed. One Way by Didier van Cauwelaert will be discussed at October’s event
    • October 2012 – I Curse the River of Time, by Per Petterson
    • November 2012 – Hygiene and the Assassin, by Amelie Nothomb

Details

Date:
January 29, 2013
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Alliance Française de Denver
571 Galapago Street
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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Phone:
303-831-0304