Book club

Please note our discussions are currently taking place via Zoom.

We are a friendly group of school parents who meet every 4-6 weeks 10:30-11:15h to discuss our book of the month. Any member of the group is welcome to suggest the next book which can be older or newer, fact or fiction, but needs to be a German-language text. The discussion will also be held in German.


There's no need for a degree in literature (although that's okay too), but if you love reading and sharing your ideas, you've come to the right place.

Please contact if you have any questions.


Some of the books we have discussed:

Wir holen alles nach by Martina Borger

Austerlitz by WG Sebald

Aberland by Gertraud Klemm

Die Gerettete Zunge by Elias Cannetti

Fliehkräfte by Stephan Thome

Frau Sartoris by Elke Schwitter

Sie kam aus Mariupol by Natascha Wodin

Vor dem Fest by Saša Stanišić

Wolkenbruchs wunderliche Reise in die Arme einer Schickse by Thomas Meyer

Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin

Neue Vahr Süd by Sven Regener

Im Licht der Lagune by Hanns-Josef Ortheil

Abendland by Michael Köhlmeier

Bella Germania by Daniel Speck

Das Ungeheuer by Terézia Mora

In Zeiten des abnehmenden Lichts by Eugen Ruge

Doktor Faustus by Thomas Mann

Konzert ohne Dichter by Klaus Modick

Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann

Vom Ende der Einsamkeit by Benedict Wells 

Unterleuten by Juli Zeh

Diese Fremdheit in mir by Orhan Pamuk,

Drei Frauen by Robert Musil

Exil by Lion Feuchtwanger

Nichts: Was im Leben wichtig ist by Janne Teller

Das bin doch ich by Thomas Glavinic

Ein ganzes Leben by Robert Seethaler

Das Geheimnis des Kalligraphen by Rafik Schami

Aller Tage Abend by Jenny Erpenbeck

Never Say Anything by Michael Lüders