Join the monthly Swenson Center book club to discuss books on Nordic topics or by Nordic authors. We will provide coffee and tea and a welcoming environment! Books chosen are available in both Swedish and English, with the discussion in English. Swedish language learners can continue practicing their Swedish reading skills while non-Swedish language learners are welcome to read the title in English.
March's book is "A Nearly Normal Family" by M.T. Edvardsson, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles (Swedish title "En helt vanlig familj")
"M.T. Edvardsson’s A Nearly Normal Family is a gripping legal thriller that forces the reader to consider: How far would you go to protect the ones you love? In this twisted narrative of love and murder, a horrific crime makes a seemingly normal family question everything they thought they knew about their life—and one another." --from Goodreads
Didn't have time to finish the book? We get it. Join us anyway to get inspired to finish the book!
Registration in advance is suggested, but day-of registrations will be accepted. Register online, call 309-794-7204, mail a check made out to "Swenson Center," or stop by the Center.
Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center (1st floor)
Denkmann Memorial Building
3520 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
Free for Swenson Center members and Augie students/$10 nonmemberRegister today!