DC: The Goethe Book Club Reads “The Tobacconist” on Feb. 26

Read and discuss works by contemporary German authors in this series hosted by the Goethe-Institut. All books can be read in recent English translation or in the German original; discussion will be in English.

Led by local German professor Amanda Sheffer (The Catholic University of America), this book club focuses on contemporary fiction and will explore experiences and thoughts about the text. Austria 1937: The 17-year old Franz Huchel seeks his fortune by leaving his hometown to go to Vienna for an apprenticeship as a tobacconist selling tobacco and newspapers.

Date and time: 6:30 p.m. February 26, 2018

Location: Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K St NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC 20006

For registration and more information, click here.