• Date: Monday, January 20, 2020
  • 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 April 20, 2020

  • 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:

January 20: Turkey

Having trouble? Check out titles from these Turkish authors: Orhan Pamuk, Elif Shafak, Buket Uzuner, Ahmet Altan, Aslı Erdoğan, Bilge Karasu, Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar

February 18*: Japan

Having trouble? Check out titles from these Japanese authors: Sayaka Murata,Yukio Mishima, Banana Yoshimoto, Natsume Sōseki, Keigo Higashino, Kenzaburō ŌeYoko Ogawa, Hiromi Kawakami

March 16: France

Having trouble? Check out titles from these French authors: Guillaume Musso, Édouard Louis, Yasmina Reza, Marie NDiaye, Anna Gavalda, Muriel Barbery

April 20: South Africa

Having trouble? Check out titles from these South African authors: J. M. Coetzee, Bianca Marais, Andre Brink, Zakes Mda, Nadine Gordimer, Damon Galgut, Yewande Omotoso, Kagiso Lesego Molope

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