On Thursday, September 25, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, Death in Venice, by Thomas Mann. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive.
Published on the eve of World War I, Death in Venice tells the story of Gustav von Aschenbach, a successful but aging writer who follows his wanderlust to Venice in search of spiritual fulfillment that instead leads to tragedy.
Nels Highberg holds a PhD from the University of Illinois and is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Hartford.
Copies of the book will be available at the main library. This event is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required for this program. Please call 860-673-6791 for details or register using this link. It is free and open to the public.
The Farmington Library is part of the Farmington Village Green and Library Association. If you have special needs to attend library programs, contact the library in advance.