Tue, Oct 12 | Zoom

Nordic Book Club, October

For the Love of Cod by Eric Dregni, 2021. 6:00-7:00pm Central
Registration is Closed
Nordic Book Club, October

Time & Location

Oct 12, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
Zoom

About the Event

Free for Swenson Center members and Augie students/$10 nonmember

October's book is For the Love of Cod by Eric Dregni, 2021.

A journey to find Norway’s supposed bliss makes for a comic travelogue that asks, seriously, what makes Norwegians so damn happy—and does it translate?

Eric Dregni takes his son on a return trip to Norway—the country where he was born fifteen years earlier—to investigate whether it really is the happiest country on Earth. From a passion for dugnad or community volunteerism to sakte or “slow,” a rejection of the mad pace of modernity, this idiosyncratic tour shows readers how, or whether, Norwegian happiness translates.

Register by October 11.

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