Reading Circle

The Reading Circle meets every other month, six times a year. We discuss fiction and non-fiction books by Norwegian or Norwegian-American writers. Everyone is welcome.

Please email Christine Meloni at reading@norwaydc.org to confirm or for more information. Everyone is welcome. 

Meetings are 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., at the Norway House (directions) unless otherwise specified. It is important to RSVP to Christine Meloni at reading@norwaydc.org if you plan to attend, as the meeting place may vary or inclement weather may cause cancellation or postponement.   

February  Reading Circle Selection: Tuesday, February 19, at 7:30 PM

Resolving Hedda by Jon Klein

Hedda Gabler decides to break away from Ibsen's play in order to survive it, causing severe sabotage to the classic and questioning its "feminist" qualities. A very meta-theatrical play, sort of a combination of Pirandello and the Marx Brothers.

Everyone is welcome to join our discussion. 

2019 Book Selections

  • Tuesday, February 19 – Resolving Hedda by Jon Klein
  • Tuesday, April 23 –  T. Singer  by Dag Solstad
  • Tuesday, June 18– The Boy at the Door by Alex Dahl
  • Tuesday, August 20 – Boathouse by Jon Fosse
  • Tuesday, October 22 – Autumn by Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • Tuesday, December 10 – The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck

View summaries of the 2019 book selections


Cultural Skills Program

Many of the members of the Reading Circle are working for their pins in Norwegian Literature. You can work on the Cultural Skills Program even if you cannot attend the discussions. Contact Christine Meloni for more information at reading@norwaydc.org.