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April 2015

Launch event for Time Ages in a Hurry by Antonio Tabucchi

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Ficton,
17 E 47th St, New York, 10017
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  On Tuesday, April 7, please join us to celebrate the release of Antonio Tabucchi’s wonderful short story collection Time Ages in a Hurry, translated from the Italian by Martha Cooley and Antonio Romani and published in English for the first time by Archipelago Books. Co-hosted by The Center For Fiction, the evening will feature a conversation with Alexander Stille and translators Martha Cooley and Antonio Romani. Antonio Tabucchi (1943-2012) is one of Italy’s most original and admired writers. A master of short fiction, he won the…

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An Evening on Josep Pla at the New York Public Library

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building,
476 5th Avenue, New York , NY 10018 United States
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  On April 23, Saint Jordi’s Day, Catalonians offer books and flowers to loved ones in honor of Barcelona’s patron saint. In a New York version of this tradition, Jordi Puntí and Colm Tóibín pay tribute to the great Catalan writer Josep Pla. Puntì and Tóibín will discuss Pla’s life, work, and enduring influence on Catalan and Spanish literature. Josep Pla’s (1897-1981) immense body of fiction, travel writing, and notebooks has only just begun to surface in English. Banned from Spain in 1924 for his criticisms of…

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May 2015

Karl Ove Knausgaard in conversation with Daniel Handler in San Francisco

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nourse Theater,
275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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San Francisco’s City Arts & Lectures presents: Karl Ove Knausgaard in conversation with Daniel Handler! Karl Ove Knausgaard was born in Norway in 1968. His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize in 2004 and his A Time for Everything (Archipelago) was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. For My Struggle: Book One, Knausgaard received the Brage Award in 2009, the 2010 Book of the Year Prize in Morgenbladet, and the P2 Listeners’ Prize. My Struggle: Book One was a New Yorker Book of the Year, Book Two was…

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Karl Ove Knausgaard at 92Y

May 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
92Y – Kaufmann Concert Hall,
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128 United States
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  We’re pleased to announce that Karl Ove Knausgaard will make a much-anticipated appearance at the 92Y Readings Series on May 8, reading an excerpt from My Struggle: Book Four, the fourth installment in the eagerly awaited, internationally celebrated My Struggle series! Karl Ove Knausgaard was born in Norway in 1968. His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize in 2004 and his A Time for Everything was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. For My Struggle: Book One, Knausgaard received the Brage Award in…

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