English Book Club


MUKIVA hosts Book Clubs in English for lovers of literature, who have a very good level of English, but who want to practice by taking part in book and/or short story discussions, which are led by Dr. Ian Copestake, a native English-speaking academic who teaches at the Goethe University.

Thera are two types of English Book Club you can join:

A monthly novel class during which four novels (listed below) will be discussed.

And a weekly short story class (Once you sign up to this class a short-story for discussion will be sent to you via email.

All meetings are informal and friendly and aim to give you a chance to air your thoughts about the books and stories we read, while being led ty a knowledgeable literary scholar and teacher of English and American literature at the Goethe University.

To join, contact Ian Copestake directly on copers@gmail.com

The novel class costs 80 euros to join and the short story class costs 70 euros.

There is a new class starting in June. The meeting will take place at the MUKIVA Familienzentrum from 11.30am - 1.00pm.

17th June: Stoner (1965), by John Williams

8th July: A Grain of Wheat (1967), by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

5th August: July's People (1981), by Nadine Gordimer

2nd September:  The Last Samurai (2000), by Helen DeWitt