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ICANA Book of the Month Club

Book of the Month Club 2013

Hosted by Paula Varsavsky

 Book of the Month Club (annual).

Inicio: jueves 2 de mayo en Sede Central

Inicio: jueves 9 de mayo en Sede Belgrano

English speakers and readers are welcome to join the Book of the Month Club. Hosted by Argentine writer and journalist Paula Varsavsky at ICANA. We will enjoy and discuss one book every month. Either a fiction or non-fiction book is chosen by the host, suggestions done by participants are taken into account.

When it comes to fiction the focus is on characters, suspense, point of view, defamiliarization, sense of time and place, surprise, the reader in the text and other literary matters. As far as non-fiction is concerned the focus is on: subject, historical context, political and economic context, narrator and writing skills.

We will get together every Thursday of the first week of the month (or the second week)at 6:00pm for a one and a half hour gathering.

At the first meeting of the Book of the Month we will be reading a short-story together.

Informes e inscripción: dcultural@icana.org.ar 5382-1537

Reuniones mensuales. Nivel de Inglés requerido: Avanzado

Arancel: $100 por encuentro.

Dirección: ICANA Sede Centro Maipú 672

ICANA Sede Belgrano 3 de Febrero 821

Paula Varsavsky is the author of two novels Nadie alzaba la voz, also published in English in the U.S: No One Said a Word (Ontario Review Press) and El resto de su vida. She has also written a collection of interviews with British and American writers and short-stories. She is a regular contributor of local and foreign newspapers.

List of Books:

–       A Shower of Gold, short-story by Donald Barthelme (May)

–       Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee (June)

–       The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood (July)

–       Thinks! By David Lodge (August)

–       Persuasion by Jane Austen (September)

–       The Honorary Council by Graham Greene (October)

–       The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (November)

–       A Confederancy of Dunces by John Kennedy O´Toole (December)

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