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Monthly hybrid book discussion with Jessica Strain. Calling all book lovers! You like reading novels across all genres and diving into thrilling stories, tragic fates or lifechanging encounters and can’t hold in your thoughts afterwards? Join our Winter Book Club and discover the riches of American literature. Literature enthusiast and language lover Jessica Strain will guide you through the best of contemporary and classic American literature. Copies of the selected books are available at the d.a.i. (online) library.

27.2.: Khaled Hosseini – The Kite Runner (2003): 1970s Afghanistan: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what would happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives.

26.3.: Colum McCann – Let the Great World Spin (2009): In the dawning light of a late-summer morning, the people of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers. It is August 1974, and a mysterious tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the towers, suspended a quarter mile above the ground…

In English

Location: in person at the d.a.i. or online via www.dai-tuebingen.de/books

Admission: free