soon

Tue 04.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
EN
Reserv

interview

meet the author: jesús carrasco

Spanish writer Jesús Carrasco presents the Dutch translation of his second novel La tierra que pisamos (“The Earth We Tread”, Seix Barral, 2016), which was awarded the European Union Prize for Literature this year. Interview in English: Jeroen Theunissen.

Wed 05.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
FR
Reserv

interview

prix goncourt des étudiants en belgique, pierre assouline

The first Prix Goncourt des étudiants de Belgique will be awarded on 14 December. A jury of students from Belgian universities will reward a book longlisted for the Prix Goncourt. During this evening, Pierre Assouline, member of the Académie Goncourt, will share his experience. 

Thu 06.10
20:15> 21:45
flagey
EN

interview

meet the author: hanya yanagihara

VRT journalist Ruth Joos interviews the American writer Hanya Yanagihara. With her second novel, A Little Life, Yanagihara conquered the hearts of hundreds of thousands of readers and made the shortlist of both the National Book Award and the Man Booker Prize.

Mon 10.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
EN
Reserv

interview

meet the author: teju cole

Writer and journalist Annelies Beck speaks to the Nigerian-American author Teju Cole about his latest book, Known and Strange Things.

Fri 14.10
20:00>00:00
Rits café
€ 7 / 5
NL
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party

Het debutantenbal

A party for and with some of the most interesting literary debutants from Flanders and The Netherlands. In Dutch.

Sun 16.10
11:00 > 12:15
passa porta bookshop
vrije toegang
NL
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presentation

het boekenboek, veerle vanden bosch & mirjam noorduijn

Authors Veerle Vanden Bosch en Mirjam Noorduijn present Het boekenboek, a book on Dutch and Flemish children's literature produced in the last decade. In Dutch.

Wed 19.10
20:00 > 22:00
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
EN / FR / NL / PT
Reserv

interview | reading

meet the author: ricardo domeneck

Conversation with Berlin-based Brazilian poet and artist Ricardo Domeneck, our writer-in-residence in September and October. In his powerful poetry, he combines the political with the personal, philosophy and history with the mundane and different cultural registers from pop to poetry. His special guests are musician-producer Nelson Bell(Berlin), Dutch-speaking Belgian poet Veva Leye, French-speaking Belgian author Antoine Wauters, and Brussels-based poet-translator Bart Vonck.

Thu 20.10
20:15 > 22:00
flagey - studio 4
€ 11 > 9
FR

interview | reading

meet the author: boualem sansal

With 2084: La fin du monde, Boualem Sansal dips his pen in an open wound and denounces religious radicalism. To mark the release of this book in Dutch, this autumn by De Geus, Passa Porta, the organization Textes & Voix and Flagey are hosting the author for an interview, accompanied by readings at intervals (in French).

Wed 26.10
20:00 > 21:30
passa porta bookshop
€ 7 / 5
EN
Reserv

book club with author

read & meet: good people, nir baram

A reading club with a twist, at a Read & Meet you get the chance to discuss the book with the author himself. During this meeting, we will discuss Good people by Israeli writer Nir Baram.

Fri 04.11
20:00 > 21:45
hôtel de ville bruxelles / stadhuis brussel
Free entrance
EN
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interview

timothy garton ash on free speech

Timothy Garton Ash (b. 1955) is a British historian and political writer. Drawing on a lifetime of writing about dictatorships and dissidents, Garton Ash argues that in this connected world, the way to combine freedom and diversity is to have more but also better free speech.

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