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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 Prix…

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Seminar series: Insights Into Book Publishing

April 11 @ 3:00 pm - April 25 @ 6:00 pm
The Old AMerican Can Factory,
232 Third Street, Brookyln, NY 11215 United States
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Insights Into Book Publishing: A Literary Agentʼs Insider Tips for Writers A seminar series at The Old American Can Factory, April 11-25, 2015 Do you want your book to be published? The first step is usually to find a literary agent. Gary Heidt from Signature Literary Agency is presenting a seminar series of lectures and Q&A’s to help the writer who would like to know more about how the book business really works and what concrete steps she or he…

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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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Selected Shorts: An Evening with Karl Ove Knausgaard

May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Symphony Space, Peter Jay Sharp Theatre,
2537 Broadway, New York, 10025 United States
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Symphony Space presents: Selected Shorts – An evening with Karl Ove Knausgaard! Knausgaard will introduce readings by acclaimed actors of stories he admires, and read an excerpt from My Struggle: Book Four. The event includes a conversation and a book signing to follow.   Karl Ove Knausgaard was born in Norway in 1968. His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize and  A Time for Everything was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. My Struggle: Book…

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Karl Ove Knausgaard in conversation with Ben Lerner in New York

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
powerHouse arena,
37 Main St, Brooklyn, United States
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We’re pleased to announce that Karl Ove Knausgaard will appear in conversation with Ben Lerner at The POWERHOUSE ARENA in Brooklyn on May 7! A book signing will follow. Read more here. Entrance fee: $10, which can be used as a discount on any Knausgaard title on sale during the evening. Pre-order tickets here.   Karl Ove Knausgaard was born in Norway in 1968. His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize and  A Time for…

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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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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 2009, the 2010 Book of the…

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Karl Ove Knausgaard at Print Screen

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center,
144 West 65th Street, New York, United States
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Karl Ove Knausgaard will present Lars von Trier’s 1998 Dogma film The Idiots, at Lincoln Center’s Print Screen. Karl Ove Knausgaard was born in Norway in 1968. His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize and  A Time for Everything was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. My Struggle: Book One was a New Yorker Book of the Year and Book Two was listed among the Wall Street Journal’s 2013 Books of the Year. In…

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