Noted Finnish Author to Speak on Nordic Social Policy Nov. 5
Oct 6, 2017 7:27 AM -
As part of the continuing celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Finland, the Finnish- American Society of the Midwest is sponsoring a presentation by Anu Partanen, author of the highly acclaimed book, "The Nordic Theory of Everything." Ms. Partanen will speak on November 5, 2017, at the Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, in Riverwoods , Illinois. Anu Partanen began her career as a journalist in her native Finland but when she married an American, decided to move to the United States. Now a naturalized citizen, she is continuing her career , based in New York City. She has written for many periodicals including The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Helsingin Sanomat. "The Nordic Theory of Everything" has attracted widespread attention , called "A best book of 2016" by the Seattle Times and "a best book of summer 2016 " by O, the Oprah Magazine. Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor has called it "a wonderful, hopeful book about what American society could be."