German Book Club

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German Book Club

In our German Book Club we discuss contemporary German novels. The group is open to anyone who loves to read and discuss books in German. We especially welcome non-native speakers to take the opportunity to maintain and improve their German language skills. At least an intermediate level of German (B1/B2) is recommended.

The Book Club generally meets once a month - Tuesdays at 6:00pm - in the Goethe-Institut New York Library.

Participation is free with an RSVP, but participants must purchase the individual titles themselves. As there is no German bookstore in New York, we've put together some recommendations (PDF, 34 KB) where you can buy your books.

Reading List 2019
January 22 Marion Poschmann: Die Kieferninseln. Suhrkamp, 2017. 164 pages. €10,00 ISBN: 9783518469217
February 26 Anna Seghers:Transit. Aufbau, 1948. 309 pages. €12,00 ISBN: 978-3746635019
March 19 Lukas Barfüss: Hagard. Wallstein, 2017. 174 pages. €10,00 ISBN: 978-3442716692
April 23 Daniel Kehlmann: Ich und Kaminski. Suhrkamp, 2004. 174 pages. €8,00 ISBN: 978-3518456538
May 28 Teresa Präauer: Oh Schimmi. Wallstein, 2016. 208 Pages. €10,00  ISBN: 978-3518456538
June 18 Theresia Enzensberger: Blaupause. Hanser, 2017. 256 pages. €10,90  ISBN: 978-3423146715