Readers

The Scandinavian Readers meet every third Monday, at 11 am, at Slatt’s Pub, 4858 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242. You will find the group in a private room enjoying coffee, tea and treats during the book discussion.  After adjourning the meeting, we have lunch together. 

Contact Inga Grove, facilitator, for more information. ingahildur2@gmail.com

2018:

November: Often I Am Happy by Jens Christian Grøndahl; translated from the Danish by the author
October: Spring by Karl Ove Knausgaard;  translated from the Norwegian by Ingvild Burkey
September: Dreamers by Knut Hamsun; translated from the Norwegian by W.W. Worster
August: The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell
July: The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson, who encouragingly maintains Death Cleaning is not sad.
June :  The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz; translated from the Swedish by George Goulding
May:  The Prince and the Nanny: The Life of Prince Harald, now King of  Norway by Odell M. Bjerkness
April:  When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
March : AUTUMN by Karl Ove Knausgaard,  translated from the Norwegian by Ingvild Burkey
January/February: GNARR: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World by Jón Gnarr

2017:
November: GI BRIDES: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi
October:  Just Mercy: a story of justice and redemption by Bryan Stevenson
September: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
August:  Who Watcheth by Helene Tursten; a Swedish crime novel
May: Dead wake: The last crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
April: We Shall Inherit the Wind by Gunnar Staalesen
March: Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman
February: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd