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Book club ONLINE

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Museum book club reads a wide range of books from the Nordic countries.
These are ate upcoming books and dates:

Saturday, Aug. 29 – Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson
Saturday, Sept. 26 – Everything I don’t remember by Jonas Hassen Khemiri
Saturday, Oct. 31 – Hanna’s Daughters by Marianne Fredriksson
Saturday, Nov. 28 – In the month of the midnight sun by Cecilia Ekbäck
Saturday, Dec. 19 –  They Will Drown in Their Mother’s Tears by Johannes Anyuru

The book can be bought in the Museum Store.

Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson
It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s house and helps her prepare a roast chicken for dinner. The grandmother is Swedish, a retired domestic. The boy is Ethiopian and adopted, and he will grow up to become the world-renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson. This book is his love letter to food and family in all its manifestations. Yes, Chef chronicles Samuelsson’s journey, from his grandmother’s kitchen to his arrival in New York City, where his outsize talent and ambition finally come together at Aquavit, earning him a New York Times three-star rating at the age of twenty-four. But Samuelsson’s career of chasing flavors had only just begun—in the intervening years, there have been White House state dinners, career crises, reality show triumphs, and, most important, the opening of Red Rooster in Harlem. At Red Rooster, Samuelsson has fulfilled his dream of creating a truly diverse, multiracial dining room—a place where presidents rub elbows with jazz musicians, aspiring artists, and bus drivers. It is a place where an orphan from Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, living in America, can feel at home.

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Date:
August 29
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm