Meet to discuss works from contemporary German-speaking authors in our Goethe Book Club hosted by Chris Walker. Each selection can be read in its English translation or original German; the discussion will be in English.
Robert Menasse: The Capital (2017)
Winner of the 2018 German Book Prize, The Capital
examines the center of the European Union: Brussels. The story questions what might unite Europe through a shared common history to mark the “Big Jubilee Project” in the cultural ministry. As a pig runs wild in the streets, the novel examines the dangers of a fragmented Europe.
Robert Menasse is an Austrian writer and essayist. His work has received various awards, including the European Book Prize and the prestigious German Book Prize.
“Mischievous yet profound
.” - The Economist
Event series Goethe Book Club 2020
This meeting will take place online.