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

Costs: 80 euros for the monthly novel book club and 70 euros for the short story class.

Weekly Short Story Book Club (Fridays, 7.30pm to 9pm)

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Monthly(ish) Novel Book Club (Sundays, 11.30am to 1pm)

13 January: Season of Migration to the North (1966), by Tayeb Salih [140 pages]

24 March: Flight Behavior (2012), by Barbara Kingsolver [460 pages]

14 April: The Floating Opera (1967), by John Barth [270 pages]

12 May: The Underground Railroad: A Novel (2016), Colson Whitehead [320 pages]