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    Freitag, 10.09.2021 - 18:15 Uhr

Talk with Carolyn Murphey Melchers, d.a.i. Tübingen

Calling all book lovers! You like reading books and discussing them afterwards? Join the Book Discussion and discover the riches of American literature.
American literature specialist and writer Carolyn Murphey Melchers will guide you through the best of contemporary and classic American literature.
Copies of the selected books are available at the d.a.i. library.

This quarter, the book discussion goes hybrid! Come join the discussion at the d.a.i., or from the comfort of your home via Zoom– feel free to join either way!

10.9.: Lorraine Hansberry – A Raisin in the Sun (1958): This touching drama portrays two weeks in the life of the African-American immigrant family
Younger in 1950s Chicago.

8.10.: Mary Doria Russell – The Women of the Copper Country (2019): The novel focuses on a mining strike in Northern Michigan in 1913 as seen
mostly through the eyes of the women of the town.

12.11.: Ocean Vuong – On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous (2019): On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter written by a man named “Little Dog” to
his mother. In his letter, he recounts memories from his childhood, living with his grandmother and psychologically unstable mother after the family
moves to the U.S. fromVietnam.

10.12.: Charles Yu – Interior Chinatown (2020): Interior Chinatown tells the story of Willis Wu, an actor of Taiwanese descent who struggles
against clichéd roles and stereotypes, both at work and in his personal life.

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www.dai-tuebingen.de/books

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