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ANTIQUITY BY HANNA JOHANSSON

ANTIQUITY BY HANNA JOHANSSON

Nordic Book Club Online

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Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On June 11, we'll be discussing ANTIQUITY by Hanna Johansson, a queer Lolita story of desire, power, obsession, observation, and taboo out now in translation by Kira Josefsson.

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FISHING FOR THE LITTLE PIKE —  WITH TRANSLATOR LOLA ROGERS

FISHING FOR THE LITTLE PIKE — WITH TRANSLATOR LOLA ROGERS

NORDIC BOOK CLUB ONLINE

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Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On July 16, we'll be discussing Finnish author Juhani Karila's English-language debut FISHING FOR THE LITTLE PIKE.

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ÆDNAN BY LINNEA AXELSSON

ÆDNAN BY LINNEA AXELSSON

Nordic Book Club Online

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Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On February 13, we'll be discussing Ædnan by Sámi-Swedish author Linnea Axelsson, an epic, multigenerational novel-in-verse about two Sámi families.

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THIRTY DAYS OF DARKNESS BY JENNY LUND MADSEN

THIRTY DAYS OF DARKNESS BY JENNY LUND MADSEN

Nordic Book Club Online

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Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On March 12, we'll be discussing THIRTY DAYS OF DARKNESS by Jenny Lund Madsen, an atmospheric, darkly funny and twisty debut thriller now out in translation by Megan E. Turney.

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MY MEN BY VICTORIA KIELLAND

MY MEN BY VICTORIA KIELLAND

Nordic Book Club Online

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Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On January 9, we'll discuss MY MEN by Norwegian author Victoria Kielland.

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THE OTHER NAME (SEPTOLOGY I-II) BY JON FOSSE

THE OTHER NAME (SEPTOLOGY I-II) BY JON FOSSE

Nordic Book Club Online

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Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! April 9, we will be reading the first two volumes of the SEPTOLOGY series by Norwegian author Jon Fosse, winner of the 2023 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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THE TOWER AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD BY WILLIAM HEINESEN

THE TOWER AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD BY WILLIAM HEINESEN

Nordic Book Club Online

FAROE ISLANDS CULTURE DAYSNORDIC BOOK CLUBSeries

Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On May 7, we will be reading THE TOWER AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD by Faroese author William Heinesen.

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2023

MY MEN BY VICTORIA KIELLAND

MY MEN BY VICTORIA KIELLAND

Nordic Book Club Online

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Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On January 9, we'll discuss MY MEN by Norwegian author Victoria Kielland.

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RESCHEDULED — REYKJAVÍK: A CRIME STORY BY KATRÍN JAKOBSDÓTTIR & RAGNAR JÓNASSON

RESCHEDULED — REYKJAVÍK: A CRIME STORY BY KATRÍN JAKOBSDÓTTIR & RAGNAR JÓNASSON

NORDIC BOOK CLUBVIRTUALSeries

Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On December 5, we'll discuss Reykjavík: A Crime Story.

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A SYSTEM SO MAGNIFICENT IT IS BLINDING BY AMANDA SVENSSON

A SYSTEM SO MAGNIFICENT IT IS BLINDING BY AMANDA SVENSSON

NORDIC BOOK CLUBVIRTUALSeries

Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! On November 7, we'll discuss "A System So Magnificent It Is Blinding" by Amanda Svensson.

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THE RED BOOK OF FAREWELLS BY PIRKKO SAISIO WITH TRANSLATOR MIA SPANGENBERG

THE RED BOOK OF FAREWELLS BY PIRKKO SAISIO WITH TRANSLATOR MIA SPANGENBERG

NORDIC BOOK CLUBVIRTUALSeries

Read and discuss literature with our Nordic Book Club Online! Translator Mia Spangenberg joins us for a special talk on "The Red Book of Farewells" by Finnish author Pirkko Saisio.

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MARTIN A. HANSEN’S THE LIAR

MARTIN A. HANSEN’S THE LIAR

NORDIC BOOK CLUBVIRTUALSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! On September 12, we’ll be discussing Martin A. Hansen’s The Liar.

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EVIL FLOWERS BY GUNNHILD ØYEHAUG

EVIL FLOWERS BY GUNNHILD ØYEHAUG

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On July 11, we’ll be discussing Evil Flowers by award-winning Norwegian writer

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STOLEN BY ANN-HELÉN LAESTADIUS

STOLEN BY ANN-HELÉN LAESTADIUS

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On June 6, we’ll be discussing the novel Stolen by Ann-Helén Laestadius, out

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The Union of Synchronized Swimmers by Cristina Sandu

The Union of Synchronized Swimmers by Cristina Sandu

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On April 4, we’ll be discussing the novel The Union of

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2022

The Employees by Olga Ravn

The Employees by Olga Ravn

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On January 10, we’ll be discussing The Employees by Olga Ravn, who discussed the novel

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Red Milk by Sjón

Red Milk by Sjón

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On December 6, we’ll be discussing Red Milk by Icelandic author Sjón, out

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Carnality by Lina Wolff

Carnality by Lina Wolff

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On October 4, we’ll be discussing Carnality by Swedish author Lina Wolff, out July

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The Last Wild Horses by Maja Lunde

The Last Wild Horses by Maja Lunde

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On September 13, we’ll be discussing The Last Wild Horses by Norwegian author Maja

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Quake: A Novel by Auður Jónsdóttir

Quake: A Novel by Auður Jónsdóttir

Online Nordic Book Club

NORDIC BOOK CLUBSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On June 7, we’ll be discussing  Quake by Icelandic author Auður Jónsdóttir. Nominated

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Online Nordic Book Club - The Book of Reykjavik: A City in Short Fiction

Online Nordic Book Club - The Book of Reykjavik: A City in Short Fiction

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On February 8, we’ll be discussing The Book of Reykjavik: A City

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Online Nordic Book Club: Dog Park by Sofi Oksanen

Online Nordic Book Club: Dog Park by Sofi Oksanen

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On January 11, we’ll be discussing Dog Park by acclaimed Finnish-Estonian author Sofi Oksanen, who

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2021

The Pastor by Hanne Ørstavik

The Pastor by Hanne Ørstavik

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. On December 7, we’ll be discussing The Pastor by award-winning Norwegian novelist Hanne Ørstavik, who recently joined

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The Memory Theater by Karin Tidbeck

The Memory Theater by Karin Tidbeck

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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Wild Swims by Dorthe Nors

Wild Swims by Dorthe Nors

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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Long Live the Post Horn! by Vigdis Hjorth

Long Live the Post Horn! by Vigdis Hjorth

Online Nordic Book Club

NORDIC BOOK CLUBVirtual SeriesSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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On Time And Water by Andri Snær Magnason

On Time And Water by Andri Snær Magnason

Online Nordic Book Club

NORDIC BOOK CLUBVirtual SeriesSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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The Women I Think About at Night by Mia Kankimäki

The Women I Think About at Night by Mia Kankimäki

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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Youth & Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen

Online Nordic Book Club — Copenhagen Trilogy Volumes 2 & 3

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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A Drop of Midnight by Jason Diakité

A Drop of Midnight by Jason Diakité

Online Nordic Book Club

NORDIC BOOK CLUBSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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2020

Childhood by Tove Ditlevsen

Childhood by Tove Ditlevsen

Online Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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The Brahmadells by Jóanes Nielsen

The Brahmadells by Jóanes Nielsen

Online Nordic Book Club

LiteraryNORDIC BOOK CLUBSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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DANISH AUTHORS YOU SHOULD KNOW

DANISH AUTHORS YOU SHOULD KNOW

VIRTUAL PANEL

NORDIC AUTHORS YOU SHOULD KNOWSeries

On September 29, Scandinavia House begins a special fall series of panels, Nordic Authors You Should Know, by focusing on Danish literature with Shadi Angelina Bazeghi, Jonas Eika, Maja Lee Langvad, Dorthe Nors, and Ursula Andkjær Olsen, moderated by author and translator Katrine Øgaard

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COMPANIONS BY CHRISTINA HESSELHOLDT

COMPANIONS BY CHRISTINA HESSELHOLDT

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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PALM BEACH FINLAND BY ANTTI TUOMAINEN

PALM BEACH FINLAND BY ANTTI TUOMAINEN

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

NORDIC BOOK CLUBSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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THE BELL IN THE LAKE BY LARS MYTTING

THE BELL IN THE LAKE BY LARS MYTTING

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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THE FAMILY CLAUSE BY JONAS HASSEN KHEMIRI

THE FAMILY CLAUSE BY JONAS HASSEN KHEMIRI

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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MISS ICELAND BY AUÐUR AVA ÓLAFSDÓTTIR

MISS ICELAND BY AUÐUR AVA ÓLAFSDÓTTIR

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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THE SUMMER HOUSE BY PHILIP TEIR

THE SUMMER HOUSE BY PHILIP TEIR

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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WHEN DEATH TAKES SOMETHING YOU GIVE IT BACK BY NAJA MARIE AIDT

WHEN DEATH TAKES SOMETHING YOU GIVE IT BACK BY NAJA MARIE AIDT

ONLINE NORDIC BOOK CLUB

NORDIC BOOK CLUBSeries

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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THE COURIER BY KJELL OLA DAHL

THE COURIER BY KJELL OLA DAHL

Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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THE COLONEL'S WIFE BY ROSA LIKSOM

THE COLONEL'S WIFE BY ROSA LIKSOM

Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club, now online! Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions have typically taken place the last Tuesday of the

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THE SUMMER OF ELLEN BY AGNETE FRIIS

THE SUMMER OF ELLEN BY AGNETE FRIIS

Nordic Book Club

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Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club. Each month we select a novel from some of the best Nordic literary voices. Discussions typically take place the last Tuesday of the month in the

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A FIST OR A HEART BY KRISTÍN EIRÍKSDÓTTIR

A FIST OR A HEART BY KRISTÍN EIRÍKSDÓTTIR

Nordic Book Club

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This event has now been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 12 at 6 PM, and will take place online. Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club. Each month we select a novel from some

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2018

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Nordic Book Club

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TUE—January 29—6 PM #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

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TUE—February 26—6 PM #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Noir Book Club

Nordic Noir Book Club

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TUE —DEC 11—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Noir Book Club

Nordic Noir Book Club

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TUE —NOV 13—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Noir Book Club

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TUE —OCT 9—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Noir Book Club

Nordic Noir Book Club

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TUE —SEPT 11—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Noir Book Club

Nordic Noir Book Club

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TUE —JULY 10—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—August 28—6-7 PM #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—July 31—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—June 26—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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NORDIC BOOK CLUB

NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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TUE—April 24—6-7 PM #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—March 27—6-7 PM #NordicBookClub

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NORDIC BOOK CLUB

NORDIC BOOK CLUB

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TUE—May 29—6-7 PM #NordicBookClub

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2017

Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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Mon—February 26—6-7 PM #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—January 30—6-7 PM #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Noir Book Club

Nordic Noir Book Club

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MON—8-7-2017—7-8 PM, free

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Nordic Noir Book Club

Nordic Noir Book Club

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MON—7-10-2017—7-8 PM, free

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Nordic Noir Book Club

Nordic Noir Book Club

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MON—6-12-2017—7-8 PM, free

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—8-29-2017—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—7-25-2017—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—6-27-2017—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—3-28-2017—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—4-25-2017—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—5-23-2017—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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2016

Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—1-31-2017—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE—12-20-2016—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE —11-29-2016—6-7 PM, free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE —6-28-2016—6 PM free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE – 3-29– 6 PM free #NordicBookClub

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2015

Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE – 1-26– 6 PM free #NordicBookClub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE – 1-26-2016 – 6 PM free #nordicbookclub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE – 12-22-2015 – 6 PM Series continues winter 2016 free #nordicbookclub

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Nordic Book Club

Nordic Book Club

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TUE – 11-24-2015 – 6:00 pm Series continues winter 2016 free #nordicbookclub

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