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Scandinavian Readers

Scandinavian Readers meet monthly to discuss a book of the month. The topic is usually Scandinavian fiction or nonfiction that has been translated into English, but other books are occasionally selected. The Readers group meets on the 3rd Monday morning of every month, currently on Zoom. If interested in Scandinavian books you're welcome to join us at any of our meetings. We welcome anyone with an interest in Scandinavian literature. Please contact Liv Ramstad at ramstad.liv@gmail.com for more information.

Our next book discussion will be Monday April 19th

Book selections:

February 2021: Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford, historical fiction. This is not a Scandinavian book. It takes place in London, 1924, and involves the beginning years of the BBC.

March: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, an American of Norwegian descent is a scientist's memoir and expression of praise to the natural world. A geochemist and geobiologist, Professor Jahren now teaches and has established the Jahren Lab at the University of Oslo in Norway.

April: What Linnaeus Saw is a scientist's Quest to Name Every Living Thing by Karen Magnuson Beil, a biography of Carl Linnaeus