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Event Category: Literature, Reading, & Books

  • The Nobel Prize in Literature Book Club meets on the last Sunday of each month beginning at 1  PM at Yardstick Books, 317 Steel St. in Algoma, WI.  The facilitator is Diana McAninch, former owner of Door to Door Books in Algoma.

    Book club books purchased at Yardstick are discounted 15% .

    Between 1901 and 2023, the Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded 116 times to 120 Laureates.  We’ll choose an author each month and read one title from their oeuvre.

    February 24, 2024: Author Annie Ernaux, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2022. Book title: A Woman’s Story

    March 30, 2024: Author Halldor Laxness. Book title: The Fish Can Sing

    April 28, 2024: Author Yasunari Kawabata. Book title: Snow Country

    May 26, 2024: Author Alice Munro.  Book title: The View From Castle Rock

    June 30, 2024: Rabindranath Tagore.  Book title: The Home and the World

    July 28, 2024: Svetlana Alexievich. Book title: The Unwomanly Face of War


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  • Venue:

    Yardstick Books
    317 Steele St.
    Algoma, WI