Literary Ventures

Group discussion of Czech and Slovak Literature

Literary Ventures

Join us for literary presentations and small-group informal discussions of Czech and Slovak books in English translation. Over the last several years Czech and Slovak Cultural Center has met monthly.  Authors of books include: Milan Kundera, Ivan Klima, Former President Vaclav Havel and several more.

Everyone is welcome. Discussions are cosponsored by the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota, Office of the Honorary Consul for the Czech Republic, and Czech & Slovak Sokol Minnesota. Book discussions are held from 10:00 a.m.-noon on the 1st floor of the C.S.P.S. Hall, 383 Michigan Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102.

Questions? (e-mail coming, will be posted soon)

 

2018-2019 Schedule

Czech and Slovak Literature Ventures 2018-2019

Discussions are cosponsored by the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota,
Czech and Slovak Sokol Minnesota, and the Office of the Honorary Consul for the Czech Republic.

Book discussions will be held from 10:00 a.m.-noon at the C.S.P.S. Hall, 383 Michigan St., St. Paul, 55102.
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Saturday, September 8
Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfař – Book discussion
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Saturday, October 13
A Romantic Education by Patricia Hampl – Book discussion
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Saturday, November 10
I Served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal – Book discussion
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Saturday, December 8
The Little Town Where Time Stood Still by Bohumil Hrabal – Book discussion
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Saturday, January 12
Paper Shoes by Pavel Šrut – Poetry reading by all attendees
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Saturday, February 9
We Shall Live Again by Maurice Hindus – Book discussion
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Saturday, March 9
Lay Down Your Arms: The Autobiography of Martha Von Tilling by Bertha von Suttner – Book discussion
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Saturday, April 13
The Long Night of the Watchman: Essays by Václav Benda, 1977-1989 edited by F. Flagg Taylor – Book discussion
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Saturday, May 11
Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright – Book discussion
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Previous Years Schedules

Below are PDF copies of Literary Ventures schedules from previous years.