“What I am reflecting on is that I have to forgive people, events, time, the world, the country and probably also myself in order to be able to write. Your Clarice Lispector was trying this, I assume, and somehow apparently she managed. Or maybe I should say this: I am writing in order to forgive.”
— Ece Temelkuran (Turkey), Letter to Annelies Beck, 15 August 2016
read & meet
A reading club with a twist, at a Read & Meet you get the chance to discuss the book with the author himself.
The book club is hosted by our bookseller extraordinaire Steven Van Ammel. The selected book is available at a discount at the Passa Porta Bookshop.
A reading club with a twist, at a Read & Meet you get the chance to discuss the book with the author himself. During this first meeting of the season, we will discuss Rivieren by Martin Michael Driessen. In Dutch.
That Scandinavia has more to offer than attractive interiors and horror series is well known. In literature too there is more to discover than thrillers and long-winded ego-documents. With Nordic Night, we present you with three of the most exciting contemporary Scandinavian authors.