Join the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta Book Club!

Do you enjoy reading German literature? Would you like to get involved in some engaging discussions about books you’ve read? If the answer is ‘yes’ then the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta book club is for you!

Book Club

Our book club meets once a month and discusses selected German-language books, many of which have an English translation. The discussions are held in both English and German, depending on the text in question and always prove to be lively, engaging and exciting!

To celebrate our 40th anniversary, our book club meetings in 2016 will see the group discussing authors who have been our guests here at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta, and literature centered around Goethe and his contemporary’s.

Sound like something you’re interested in? Let us give you the rundown on what the book club will be reading this year:

February Meeting – Sunday, February 28, 2016
 “The Wall Jumper” by Peter Schneider which is available in both English and German. The discussion will be in German.

March Meeting – Sunday, March 20, 2016
“Islands of the Dying Light” by Rolf Lappert which is available both English and German. The discussion will be in English.

April Meeting – Sunday, April 24, 2016
“Der Tag, am dem unser Vater erzaehlte, dass er ein DDR-Spion sei” by Thomas Raufeisen which is only available German. The discussion will be in German.

May Meeting – Sunday, May 22, 2016
“Just Call Me Superhero” by Alina Bronsky which is available in both English and German. The discussion will be in English.

June Meeting – Sunday, June 26, 2016
A selection of biographical material on Goethe – more information about this will follow. The discussion will be in German.

September Meeting – Sunday, September 25, 2016
A selection of readings from Goethe – more information about this will follow. The discussion will be in English.

October Meeting – Sunday, October 30, 2016
A selection of readings from Schiller – more information about this will follow. The discussion will be in German.

All book club meetings take place between 3:00pm and 4:30pm here at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta. If you’re interested in joining, please email admin@german-institute.org.

 

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