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September 2016

Fall Fête

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wythe Hotel,
80 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn , NY 11249 United States
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"Archipelago Books has earned the respect and support of every serious reader. I'm one of these readers and I have a special shelf reserved for books that Archipelago publishes. These are handsomely designed volumes containing the work of important writers who might otherwise remain in the deep distance of English-language translation." —Don DeLillo Purchase tickets online or send a check made out to Archipelago Books: 232 Third Street #A111, Brooklyn, NY 11215  

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October 2016

Maja Haderlap speaks at NYU

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Deutsches Haus at NYU,
42 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading by the author and current writer-in-residence at Deutsches Haus at NYU, Maja Haderlap, from her recent novel Angel of Oblivion, followed by a conversation with the acclaimed translator of the book, Tess Lewis. Maja Haderlap's Angel of Oblivion is based on the experiences of her family and the Slovenian-speaking minority in southern Austria, many of whom fought as partisans against the Nazis during the Second World War. The story centers on the experiences of…

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Maja Haderlap speaks at Boston University

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
BU Pardee School of Global Studies,
121 Bay State Road, 1st Fl.
Boston, MA United States
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Maja Haderlap

Please join us for a reading & conversation with Austrian author Maja Haderlap, put on by the Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies Center for the Study of Europe. Haderlap will read from her recent novel, Angel of Oblivion (Archipelago Books, August, 2016), which is based on the experiences of her family and the Slovenian-speaking minority in southern Austria, many of whom fought as partisans against the Nazis during the Second World War. The story centers on the experiences…

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Maja Haderlap speaks at Harvard

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
365 Barker Center at Harvard University,
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Join Maja Haderlap, author of Angel of Oblivion, for a lecture hosted by the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University! Maja Haderlap is an Austrian-Slovene novelist, poet, playwright, and Translator. She studied German language and literature at the University of Vienna and has a PhD in Theatre Studies. She was awarded the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, the Ravensburger Verlag Foundation Prize, and France's First Novel Prize for her debut novel Engel des Vergessens (Angel of Oblivion). Angel of Oblivion is based on the…

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Peter Wortsman in Conversation with Geoffrey O’Brien about Konundrum, Selected Prose of Franz Kafka

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Bookstore,
143 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Peter Wortsman, whose translations of selections of Franz Kafka were just highly praised by the BBC, will be joined by poet Geoffrey O'Brien to discuss the new release and muse on all things literary, artistic, and Kafkaesque at Community Bookstore in Brooklyn October 20th, 2016 at 7 pm.  Konundrum, Selected Prose of Franz Kafka gathers new translations of stories, journals, and letters by the famous author. Jane Ciabattari of the BBC wrote that Kafka's writings are still “powerfully resonant today,” and she went…

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