Words

Around the World with the Novel

When: Tue., Jan. 17, 6:30-8 p.m., Tue., Feb. 21, 6:30-8 p.m., Tue., March 21, 6:30-8 p.m., Tue., April 18, 6:30-8 p.m. and Tue., May 16, 6:30-8 p.m. 2017

This spring continues literary globetrotting with consummate reader Jim LaVilla-Havelin. Stop at a different country every month and gather for a lively conversation on an unforgettable array of world novels, from a Nobel Prize novelist’s allegorical exploration of global disaster to illuminating stories of Haitian life to a hip tour de force set in the Philippines. Jan 17, Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie / India Feb 21, Krik Krak by Edwidge Danticat/ Haiti Mar 21, Dogeaters by Jessica Hagedorn/ Philippines Apr 18, Blindness by Jose Saramago / Portugal May 16, Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami / Japan

Price: $20-$80