Tue, Mar 09|
Nordic Book Club, March
Astrid Lindgren: The Woman Behind Pippi Longstockingby Jens Andersen, translated by Caroline Waight, 2018
Time & Location
Mar 09, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST
About the Event
Read books by Nordic authors (or on Nordic topics!) and participate in a discussion with other readers. The Nordic Book Club meets online though Zoom on the second Tuesday of the month from 6:00-7:00pm Central Time.
Didn't have time to finish the book? We get it. Join us anyway!
Facilitated by Lisa Huntsha, Swenson Center archivist/librarian.
Cost: Free for Swenson Center members and Augie students/$10 nonmember
March's book is Astrid Lindgren: The Woman Behind Pippi Longstockingby Jens Andersen, translated by Caroline Waight, 2018
The first English-language biography of Astrid Lindgren provides a moving and revealing portrait of the beloved Scandinavian literary icon whose adventures of Pippi Longstocking have influenced generations of young readers all over the world. Lindgren's sometimes turbulent life as an unwed teenage mother, outspoken advocate for the rights of women and children, and celebrated editor and author is chronicled in fascinating detail by Jens Andersen, one of Denmark's most popular biographers.