Book & Film Groups

The Housekeeper and the Professor

Explore a beautiful, elegant novel that is considered a classic piece of modern day Japanese literature, and was awarded the prestigious 2004 Yomiuri Prize. A best-seller and movie in Japan, Yoko Ogawa’s The Housekeeper and the Professor is centered around the unique friendship between the “professor”, a mathematician whose memory only lasts 80 minutes, and his housekeeper, a single-mother to 10-year old “Root”.

Program leader
The Book Club will be facilitated by EARC China Specialist Tese Wintz Neighbor.