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October 2019

Linda Boström Knausgård with Sheila O’Connor at the Twin Cities Book Festival

October 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-5
Rain Stage, Progress Center, Minnesota State Fair Grounds, 1265 Snelling Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Novels often tackle challenges based in family dynamics — yet it’s not always “autofiction” either. Here, two writers unveil the secrets behind their innovative and riveting new books.

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Linda Boström Knausgård at Litquake in San Francisco

October 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Hotel Emblem, 562 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Sponsored by Center for the Art of Translation Co-presented by World Editions, Consulate General of Sweden in San Francisco, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco Three powerhouse contemporary female writers explore the pain of bereavement, the impact of mental illness, and the isolation of immigration,…

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Tom Lanoye at Litquake: Porchlight Storytelling

October 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market St
San Francisco, CA CA94114 United States
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Porchlight Storytelling: Liars and the Lies They Tell It's a brave new world, seemingly bursting with liars and the lies they tell. The Bay Area’s long-running Porchlight storytelling series returns with "liar"-themed tales from West Coast and international authors. Featuring Sarah Cannon, Rene Denfeld, Michelle…

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Tom Lanoye at Litquake: Writers at the Bar

October 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Vesuvio Cafe, 255 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Straight, No Chaser: Writers at the Bar Famed bohemian saloon Vesuvio Café once again opens its doors to Litquake for an edgy and hilarious North Beach reading. Featuring Rene Denfeld, Kwei Quartey, Karen Tei Yamashita, Mimi Lok, Tom Lanoye, and Caroline Louise Walker. Hosted by…

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Linda Boström Knausgård at McNally Jackson SoHo

October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
McNally Jackson SoHo, 52 Prince St
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Welcome to America: Linda Boström Knausgård and Jessie Chaffee (PRINCE STREET) Linda Boström Knausgård's Welcome to America  is "a piercing story of a girl who responds to trauma by mustering the most powerful weapon available to her: silence. (...) melodic, mythological, transformative, a testament to literature's powers..." (Vanity…

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Linda Boström Knausgård in at Community Bookstore in Brooklyn

October 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
Community Bookstore, 143 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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A family on the brink of disaster: the young daughter blames herself for her father’s death and has stopped talking. Ellen has stopped talking. She thinks she may have killed her dad. Her brother’s barricaded himself in his room. Their mother, a successful actress, carries…

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Linda Boström Knausgård On Motherhood at the Boston Book Festival

October 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-4
BAC Cascieri Hall, 320 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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All stories may be about relationships, but the connections--nourishing, fraught, or lacking--between mothers and their children offer especially rich fodder for fiction writers. In this session, we’ll explore how three accomplished writers portray the maternal bond. The twelve stories in National Book Award finalist Kate Walbert’s…

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Tom Lanoye at Wordfest: Translation Showcase

October 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MDT
Memorial Park Library, 1221 2 St SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 1N8 Canada
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Tea & Sustenance: Translation Showcase Authors from Germany, Belgium, and the province of Quebec in this showcase have all enlisted translators to bring their stories to life in another language. What gets lost or picked up along the way as their novels written in German…

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Tom Lanoye at Wordfest: Tuesday Night Showcase

October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
Memorial Park Library, 1221 2 St SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 1N8 Canada
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Tuesday Night Showcase Our final showcase of the Imaginairium features four books by writers working with memoir. Speechless is Tom Lanoye’s autofiction for a flamboyant mother. In The Wake: The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami, Linden MacIntyre tells the story of a disaster that hit close to…

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Tom Lanoye at Vancouver Writers Fest: European Showcase

October 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
The Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9 Canada
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Moderator: Bill Richardson Event Number: 58 Tickets: $20.00 Youth under 30: $15.00 A stunning sampling of Europe’s finest authors, discover the extraordinary works and inspirations of three international talents taking the literary scene by storm. The first woman to win Italy’s prestigious Strega Prize in fifteen years, Helena…

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