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 Liv Ramstad, facilitator, for more information at or 513-543-9012.


January: Cancelled due to weather
February: I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven
March: The Night Ferry by Lotte and Søren Hammer, sister and brother crime-writing team; translated from the Danish by Charlotte Barslund
April: Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather
May: Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson
June: Implosion: Memoir of an Architect’s Daughter by Elizabeth W. Garber
July North of Dawn by Nuruddin Farah (Fiction by Somali novelist; takes place in 2011 Norway)
August – Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling & Anna Rosling Rönnlund (Swedish authors)


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

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