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October 2018

World Editions presents Jaap Robben and Esther Gerritsen @ Diesel Bookstore, Brentwood

October 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Diesel, A Bookstore, 225 26th Street
Brentwood, Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
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Tuesday, October 16th @ 6:30pm DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood is pleased to host the US publishing launch event for World Editions. Christine Swedowsky, U.S. director of World Editions, will be here to present the titles in their collection along with two of their featured Dutch authors, Jaap Robben and Esther…

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Sisonke Msimang in Conversation with Minelle Mahtani, Vancouver Writers Festival

October 16, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-7
Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright St
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9 Canada
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Tuesday, October 16 8:30pm Studio 1398 1398 Cartwright St, Vancouver One of the most exciting contemporary female voices, Sisonke Msimang, joins us with her internationally lauded book Always Another Country, a memoir of a nomadic childhood in exile and a beautiful and uncompromising story of her political and…

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Dutch Studies book presentation: Jaap Robben

October 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC+2
UC Berkeley, 5303 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley,
Berkeley, CA 94720-2550 United States
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Free

Dutch Studies at UC Berkeley is proud to present a book presentation by Jaap Robben.

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Jaap Robben @ Mrs. Dalloway’s, Berkeley

October 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7
Mrs. Dalloway’s, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA CA94705 United States
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:30pm Jaap Robben reads from his award-winning novel, You Have Me to Love, an unforgettable story about lost childhood innocence, isolation, guilt and mother-son relationships. "An intense and dramatic novel filled with meticulous use of detail and a forensic psychological accuracy. Its…

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Sisonke Msimang @ Finding Home, Vancouver Writers Festival

October 17, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm UTC-7
Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston St
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9 Canada
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Finding Home with/ Elaine Castillo, Amitava Kumar, Sisonke Msimang Wednesday, October 17 8:30pm Revue Stage 1601 Johnston St, To be home is to belong. Home is a place, but it is also a feeling: one increasingly absent for tens of millions across the globe, whether…

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The Netherland Club of New York BOOK | FILM: Craving

October 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+2
Warwick NY Hotel: Davies (1st floor), 65 W 54th St
New York, NY 10019 United States
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$15.00

On Thursday, October 18th, 2018 The Netherland Club has a special combined TNCBOOK and TNCFILM event; the book presentation of Esther Gerritsen’s roman Craving (NL: Dorst, 2012), followed by the screening of the book’s filming, directed by Saskia Diesing (2018). ESTHER GERRITSEN Esther Gerritsen is…

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Esther Gerritsen at Brookline Booksmith

October 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446
Brookline, MA 02446
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Amy Fusselman - Idiophone Esther Gerritsen - Craving Kat Gardiner - Little Wonder This program is supported by the Dutch Literature Foundation and as a part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.

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November 2018

The Interviews with Marsha Lederman & Jaap Robben at Vancouver Writers Festival

November 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST
The Vancouver Writers Fest, Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada
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The Interviews with Marsha Lederman Esi Edugyan, Rachel Giese, Jaap Robben It’s amazing the answers you’ll get if you ask the right questions. Marsha Lederman, Western Arts Correspondent for The Globe and Mail, knows this all too well, searching out emotional truths, intellectual discoveries or simply a…

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Crossing Genres: Jaap Robben at Vancouver Writers Fest

November 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+2
The Vancouver Writers Fest, Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada
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Crossing Genres Amber Dawn, Claudia Dey, Jaap Robben, Jordan Tannahill   Some writers’ talents traverse form. Four of these unusual polymaths engage in a discussion about their work. Amber Dawn (Sodom Road Exit) is an award-winning writer and the co-artistic director of the Vancouver Queer Film Festival. Claudia…

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February 2019

Nelson Mandela Lecture with Sisonke Msimang

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
International Theatre Amsterdam, Leidseplein 26
Amsterdam, 1017PT Netherlands
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Ticket sales start soon. South African writer and activist Sisonke Msimang is an independent and outspoken voice in the debate on colour, privilege and gender. Her opinions, published in The Guardian and The Washington Post amongst others, attract growing international audiences. Last year Msimang's first…

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