Book Club - Estoril

June 2022.

Book Club - Estoril

The book club on June 28th  place at a bookstore cafe and the book discussed was: Estoril (2015) by Serbian author Dejan Tiago-Stanković . Set in a luxurious grand hotel just outside Lisbon, at the height of the Second World War, Estoril is a delightful and poignant novel about exile, divided loyalties, fear and survival. The hotel's guests include spies, fallen kings, refugees from the Balkans, Nazis, American diplomats and stateless Jews, while the Portuguese ...

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Book Club - Under the Yoke

May 2022.

Book Club - Under the Yoke

The May 31st Book Club gathering took place in Laguna’s Knez Mihailova Bookshop Cafe, when the group had a very interesting conversation about Bulgarian writer Ivan Vazov’s ‘Under the Yolk’. We also had the chance to take a look at a 100 year old print of the book. The group also made a decision regarding the next book to be read and discussed in the club: Estoril by Dejan Tiago-Stanković.

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Book Club - The Murmur of Bees

May 2022.

Book Club - The Murmur of Bees

The book club meeting about the celebrated Mexican novel, the Murmur of Bees, turned into a mexican cultural experience. Thanks to Eun Hai, wife of the Mexican ambassador to Serbia, we had the opportunity to travel to and enjoy Mexico for some hours, without a Visa. We were welcomed with the Mexican hospitality "Mi casa es tu casa". Delicious Mexican drinks like strawberry, pineapple, lime and the spectacular jamaica flavors were served. Then came the time to ...

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Book Club - Nathan the Wise

March 2022.

Book Club - Nathan the Wise

Book club members met on March 30th at the new Colors4U studio to discuss Lessing's play, Nathan the wise. Although set in 12th century Jerusalem and written in 18th century German, the group’s very animated discussion focused on a wide range of current issues wholly relevant to modern women. These included the role of women through history, different experiences of women in different cultures, and women and childbearing. The whole theme of religion and ...

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The first regular meeting of the book club

November 2021.

The first regular meeting of the book club

The first regular meeting of the book club took place on Tuesday, November 23rd, 10:00 am, at Colors4U art studio. Members had the chance to enjoy a coffee or tea and some pre-Christmas Gingerbread temptation in an inspiring environment. The first book to be discussed was The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith. It was a vivid and lively, yet very respectful discussion that everybody enjoyed. We would like to extend a special thank you to ...

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