AFD BOOK CLUBS

The Alliance Française de Denver has two reqularly occuring book clubs--European Book Club and French Book Club. Each of our book clubs are led by dedicated volunteers and AFD members. Free for AFD members to join, these groups are open to everyone. A small cover will be charged for non-members to participate to cover the refreshments served.  Interested in joining one of our book clubs? Sign up or renew your membership today!


UPCOMING MEETINGS:

European Book Club - May

European Book Club - May

This month's selection: "Yiza" by Michael Kohlmeier (Germany)[...]

French Book Club - June

French Book Club - June

Livre du mois: "L'Art de Perdre" d'Alice Zeniter[...]

European Book Club - June

European Book Club - June

This month's selection is "The 100-year-old Man who climbed out the window and disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson of Sweden.[...]

French Book Club - July

French Book Club - July

Livre du mois: "Apocalypse Bebe" de Virginie Despentes [...]

European Book Club - July

European Book Club - July

This month's selection is "Apocalypse Baby" by Viginie Despentes of France.[...]

French Book Club - August

French Book Club - August

Livre du mois: "Un Appartement à Paris" de Guillaume Musso[...]



EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB

The European Book Club at the Alliance Française de Denver meets on the last Tuesday of each month to discuss books by a diverse list of European authors. Each month the group will read a work by a different European author that has been translated into English. This group is led by our dedicated member Nan Campbell.  Look below for a full list of this year's selections.  

2019 Book Selections

January

"The Prospector" by J.M.G. Le Clézio (France)

February

"If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler" by Italo Calvino (Italy) 

March

"The Redbreast" by Jo Nesbø (Norway) 

April

"Street of Thieves" by Mathias Énard (France)

May

"Yiza" by Michael Kohlmeier (Germany)

June

"The 100-year-old Man who climbed out the window and disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson (Sweden)

July

"Apocalypse Baby" by Viginie Despentes (France)

August

"The Year of the Hare" by Arto Paaslinna (Finland)

September

"Mirror, Shoulder, Signal" by Dorthe Nors (Denmark)

October

"The Seventh Function of Language" by Laurent Binet (France)

November

"The Painter of Birds" by Lidia Jorge (Portugal)

December

Due to the Christmas holiday European Book Club will not be meeting this month. No book has been selected.




FRENCH BOOK CLUB

Our monthly French Book Club is held on the first Monday of each month. Open to everyone,  this group is free to all AFD members and $5 for those non-member who wish to participate. AFD Members and volunteers Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon will  lead the discussion of each month's book. Reading the book selection in French is strongly encouraged but not required. However, all discussions will be held entirely in French. Look below for a full list of this year's selections.  

2019 Book Selections

January


"Chanson Douce" de Leila Slimani

February

"No et Moi" de Delphine de Vigan

March

"Les Ames Grises" de Philippe Claudel

April

"Babylone" de Yasmina Reza.

May

"Balzac et la Petite Tailleuse Chinoise" de Dai Dijie et Ina Rilke

June

"L'Art de Perdre" d'Alice Zeniter

July

"Apocalypse Bebe" de Virginie Despentes 

August

"Un Appartement à Paris" de Guillaume Musso

September

"Leurs Enfants Après Eux" de Nicolas Mathieu

October

"Le Petit Pays" de Gael Faye

November

"Un Long Dimanche de Fiançailles" de Sébastien Japrisot

December

"La Fêlure" de Thomas de Hugues Corriveau



PAST MEETINGS:

French Book Club

French Book Club

Livre du mois: "Balzac et la Petite Tailleuse Chinoise" de Dai Dijie et Ina Rilke[...]

European Book Club

European Book Club

The European Book Club at the Alliance Française de Denver meets on the last Tuesday of each month to discuss books by a diverse list of European authors. This month's selection is "Street of Thieves" by Mathias Énard (France).[...]

French Book Club - 4/1/19

French Book Club - 4/1/19

Join us for our monthly French Book Club held on the first Monday each month. Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon lead the discussion of each month's book in French.

Livre du mois:
"Babylone" de Yasmina Reza
[...]

European Book Club - 3/26/19

European Book Club - 3/26/19

This month our European Book Club will meet to discuss "The Redbreast" written by Jo Nesbø of Norway.

 [...]

French Book Club - 3/4/19

French Book Club - 3/4/19

Join us for our monthly French Book Club held on the first Monday each month. Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon lead the discussion of each month's book in French.

Livre du mois: "Les ames Grises" de Philippe Claudel[...]

European Book Club - 2/26/19

European Book Club - 2/26/19

The European Book Club at the Alliance Française de Denver meets on the last Tuesday of each month to discuss books by a diverse list of European authors. Each month the group will read a work by a different European author that has been translated into English. This group is led by two dedicated members and volunteers--Nan Campbell and Fran Klein.[...]

French Book Club - 2/4/19

French Book Club - 2/4/19

Join us for our monthly French Book Club held on the first Monday each month. Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon lead the discussion of each month's book in French.
Livre du mois: "No et Moi" de Delphine de Vigan[...]

European Book Club - 1/29/19

European Book Club - 1/29/19

The European Book Club at the Alliance Française de Denver meets on the last Tuesday of each month to discuss books by a diverse list of European authors. Each month the group will read a work by a different European author that has been translated into English. This group is led by two dedicated members and volunteers--Nan Campbell and Fran Klein.[...]

French Book Club - 1/7/19

French Book Club - 1/7/19

Join us for our monthly French Book Club led by Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon. January's book choice is "Chanson douce" by Leila Slimani. French Book Club will meet the first Monday of the month on January 7th, 2019 from 6:30-8:00pm.
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PAST BOOK SELECTIONS

Click here to see the full list of past European Book Club selections since 2011.


The European Book Club at the Alliance Française de Denver meets on the last Tuesday of each month to discuss books by a diverse list of European authors. This month's selection is "Street of Thieves" by Mathias Énard (France).


Join us for our monthly French Book Club held on the first Monday each month. Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon lead the discussion of each month's book in French.

Livre du mois:
"Babylone" de Yasmina Reza


Join us for our monthly French Book Club held on the first Monday each month. Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon lead the discussion of each month's book in French.

Livre du mois: "Les ames Grises" de Philippe Claudel


The European Book Club at the Alliance Française de Denver meets on the last Tuesday of each month to discuss books by a diverse list of European authors. Each month the group will read a work by a different European author that has been translated into English. This group is led by two dedicated members and volunteers--Nan Campbell and Fran Klein.


Join us for our monthly French Book Club held on the first Monday each month. Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon lead the discussion of each month's book in French.
Livre du mois: "No et Moi" de Delphine de Vigan


The European Book Club at the Alliance Française de Denver meets on the last Tuesday of each month to discuss books by a diverse list of European authors. Each month the group will read a work by a different European author that has been translated into English. This group is led by two dedicated members and volunteers--Nan Campbell and Fran Klein.


Join us for our monthly French Book Club led by Jeanne Haji and Annick Pratbernon. January's book choice is "Chanson douce" by Leila Slimani. French Book Club will meet the first Monday of the month on January 7th, 2019 from 6:30-8:00pm.

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