Book Club

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Welcome to our monthly Book Club! We meet to discuss contemporary German literature, from modern classics to more recent arrivals on the literary scene. Please contact our moderator Barbara Eskin if you'd like to attend.

RSVP: To receive a Zoom invitation, please send a message to barbaraeskin1@gmail.com

All books and discussions are in German.

Schedule and Titles:
Moderator:
Barbara Eskin

barbaraeskin1@gmail.com

Dates 2022


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Benedict Wells: Hard Land

In the press: "convincing simulated immediacy of feeling," "humorous and wise".

Reviews:
Perlentaucher.de

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Hermann Hesse: Demian: Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend

"The novel about the teenage Sinclair disguised itself as the autobiography of a war invalid. His search for meaning in the new philosophical approaches to life of his time became the manifesto of a generation." (Deutsche Welle)

More Information:
Deutsche Welle

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Christoph Ransmayr: Cox, oder:  Der Lauf der Zeit

In the press: "Impressive fairy tale about beauty and transience" (Süddeutsche Zeitung), "a masterful attempt to mediate between Orient and Occident".
(FAZ).

Reviews:
Perlentaucher.de

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Max Frisch: Homo Faber: Ein Bericht

Reviews:
Sueddeutsche.de

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Christian Kracht: Eurotrash, novel, 2021, 224 pages

More information: Perlentaucher.de


Information about book purchase:

Amazon
www.amazon.de

Ibis
www.ibiservice.com

Global Books
www.globalbooks.de

Schoenhof's Foreign Books
www.schoenhofs.com
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