• Date: Monday, June 17, 2019
  • Time:
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 16, 2019

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  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
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The Reading Around the World Book Club adds a fun twist to the traditional book club format. Each month we will read from a different country. The country will be pre-selected for the month, but you get to choose the author and title you want to read! Join us every third Monday night of the month to present your own pick, find out what everyone else has read, and engage in an interesting conversation.

Upcoming selections are:

June 17: Brazil

Having trouble? Check out titles from these Brazilian authors: Adriana Lisboa, Daniel Galera, Machado de Assis, Chico Buarque, Fábio Moon & Gabriel Bá, Clarice Lispector, Diogo Mainardi, Edney Silvestre, Frances de Pontes Peebles.

July 15: Finland

Having trouble? Check out titles from these Finnish authors: Tove Jansson, Anita Konkka, Antti Tuomainen, Riikka Pulkkinen, Sofi Oksanen.

August 19: Vietnam

Having trouble? Check out titles from these Vietnamese authors: Nam Le, Ocean Vuong, Duong Thu Huong, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Lan Cao, Le Ly Hayslip.

September 16: India

Having trouble? Check out titles from these Indian authors: Amitav Ghosh, Anita Desai, Arundhati Roy, Aravind Adiga, Jeet Thayil, Amit Chaudhuri, Kiran Desai, Jhumpa Lahiri.

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