Book Club

Three books on table Photo: Barbara Eskin

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 2021

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Wilhelm Genazino: Das Glück in glücksfernen Zeiten

From the cover text: "No one describes human despair of life and love as ironically and brilliantly as Genazino does."

Reviews:
Perlentaucher.de
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Lion Feuchtwanger: Die Geschwister Oppermann

Publisher Introduction: "Lion Feuchtwanger wrote this first novel about the persecution of Jews in the Third Reich in the late summer of 1933, when the possibility of a Holocaust in the enlightened 20th century still exceeded any human imagination."

Reviews:
Verlag Felix Bloch Erben
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Thomas Hettche: Herzfaden

"Balance between thorough research and the fantastic make this an exciting read for young and old alike." --Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Reviews:
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