L416 Spring 2019 Amsterdam Noir
Wednesdays, 2:15–3:40, Mar. 27–May 8
Instructor: Josh Pachter
Amsterdam Noir is the newest volume in Akashic Books’ City Noir series. In this volume, 15 Dutch authors take you on a guided tour of their capital city's dark side. In this course, we will read and then discuss the stories. Your tour guide will be Josh Pachter, who co-edited the book, co-wrote one of the stories, and translated everything into English. You may purchase a copy of this book on Amazon or directly from the publisher at www.akashicbooks.com/catalog/amsterdam-noir/.
Josh Pachter is an author, editor, and translator. He teaches communication studies and film appreciation at Northern Virginia Community College–Loudoun, and has been an OLLI instructor for several years.