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Tue 26.09
19:30 > 21:00
deBuren
€ 5 / 3
EN

CELA

fiction before facts

Together, from Brussels, Passa Porta and deBuren kick off CELA (Connecting Emerging Literary Artists).

Wed 27.09
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
NL
Reserv

book club with the author

read & meet: lieke marsman

Book club in Dutch with author and poet Lieke Marsman. The topic is her debut novel, Het tegenovergestelde van een mens.

Thu 28.09
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7/5
NL
Reserv

meet the author

eric de kuyper 5, 15,... 75

A tribute to an extraordinary Brussels writer, critic and filmmaker, on the occasion of his 75th anniversary.

Thu 05.10
20:00 > 21:30
Le 140
€ 7/5 (jury gratuit / gratis / free)
FR

meets myriam leroy

virginie despentes

Virginie Despentes will be our guest for the launch of the second edition of the Choix Goncourt de la Belgique... and for an exceptional meeting with Myriam Leroy!

Sun 08.10
20:15
flagey
€ 12/10
EN

read the world

jonathan safran foer

On the occasion of the French translation of Here I Am (Me voici), published by éditions de l’Olivier, who have also published Jonathan Safran Foer’s previous books in French, Passa Porta and Flagey present Read the World by Jonathan Safran Foer, an evening in company of the author.

Sun 08.10
11:00 > 19:00
kaaitheater
€ 10 / 7
NL

ecopolis met hans bogaert & gaea schoeters

Passa Porta commissioned two authors to write an essay on 'Digital Together', the theme of this year's Ecopolis. Discover what Hans Bogaert and Gaea Schoeters' thoughts were at the Kaaitheater, during this annual event reflecting on durable futures.

Tue 10.10
12:40 > 13:30
Museum voor Schone Kunsten / Musée des Beaux-Arts
€ 6 / 3
FR / NL

midis de la poésie

stefan hertmans on w.g. sebald

Stefan Hertmans presents W.G. Sebald's literature for Les Midis de la Poésie. (Dutch and French-speaking event)

Wed 11.10
20:00
passa porta bookshop
€ 7/5
FR / IT / NL
Reserv

meet the author

francesco pecoraro

In his impressive novel Life in Peacetime (Premio Viareggio 2014), Roman author and architect Francesco Pecoraro accomplishes the impossible: relating the history of European civilisation from the Second World War until today. He presents the Dutch and French translationas at Pasa Porta.

Tue 17.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
FR
Reserv

meet the author

joy sorman

French author Joy Sorman presents her new novel, Sciences de la vie.

Thu 19.10
12:30 > 13:30
passa porta salon
€ 5
FR
Reserv

lunch book

la vie sauvage, thomas gunzig

Come share a literary lunch with a belgian author who will feed your ears by reading from their latest work. Those still feeling peckish can take a generous helping of discussion afterward. (French-speaking event)

Thu 19.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
EN / ES / NL / PT
Reserv

with pilar del río

josé saramago’s last book

A unique encounter with the Spanish Pilar del Río, the widow of the great Portuguese author José Saramago (winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature), who will talk about her husband’s unfinished novel, Alabardas ('Halberds'): the literary testament of an important voice against exploitation and abuse of power. Interview: Lode Delputte.

Tue 24.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
FR
Reserv

lecture | interview

les éditions verticales ont 20 ans

French-speaking evening in honour of the Éditions Verticales's twentieth birthday. With a reading from one of their new talents, Guillaume Poix, and interviews with him and the editors by Ysaline Parisis.

Thu 26.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
FR
Reserv

book club with the author

read & meet: hakan günday

French-speaking book club around the novel Encore, in presence of its author Hakan Günday.

Fri 27.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
EN
Reserv

meet the author

emily witt & heleen debruyne

Shopping at the 'sexual supermarket' with columnist Heleen Debruyne and American journalist Emily Witt, author of Future Sex.

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