What Do We Know About Vietnam?
Discussion series with Catherine Wald. Fridays from 10:00am to 11:30am, April 13 and 27. Online registration required. Using selected short readings from the book The Other Side of Heaven: Postwar Fiction by Vietnamese and American Writers, edited by Wayne Karlin, Le Minh Khue and Truong Vu, Catherine Wald will focus on what can stories teach us about a war whose wounds persist a half-century later in the American and Vietnamese consciousness. In this discussion, Wald will lead an examination of our memories and perceptions by reading fiction by writers from both cultures. Co-Sponsored by the Women’s Club of Larchmont.
April 13 Readings:
Introduction – The American Blues – Wandering Souls
April 27 Readings:
The Pugilist at Rest – Please Don’t Knock on My Door – The Key – Twilight