It’s All About the Stories: Romanian Literature as World Literature

10/04/2018 @ Waterstones Gower Street, London WC1E 6EQ

The latest Romanian books in English translation are presented in a special event hosted by Waterstones Gower Street, Europe's largest specialist range bookshop located in the heart of Bloomsbury. The event brings together authors Magda Cârneci (‘A Deafening Silence’, Shearsman Books, 2017) and Arabella McIntyre Brown (‘Floss, the Lost Puppy’ and ‘Dragons over London’, Booklet Fiction, 2017), writers and academics Marius Turda (‘Historicizing Race’, Bloomsbury Academic, 2018), Christian Moraru and Andrei Terian (‘Romanian Literature as World Literature’, Bloomsbury Academic, 2017) as well as literary critic Ion Bogdan Lefter.

Other publications presented on this occasion are Matei Călinescu’s ‘The Life and Opinions of Zacharias Lichter’ (New York Review Books, 2018), Ana Blandiana’s ‘The Sun of Hereafter. Ebb of the Senses’ (Bloodaxe, 2017), and Lucian Dan Teodorovici’s ‘Matei Brunul’ (Dalkey Archive Press, 2018).

When: Tuesday 10 April, 7pm
Where: Waterstones Gower Street, London WC1E 6EQ

Tickets: £8 (£6 students). Please book your tickets on Eventbrite

Full programme of the Romanian presence at the London Book Fair.

The Romanian participation at the LBF 2018 is organised by the Romanian Cultural Institute's National Book Centre and the Romanian Cultural Institute in London, with the support of the Romanian Embassy in the UK, Waterstones Gower Street, the London Book Fair’s Literary Translation Centre, the National Museum of Romanian Literature and the Romanian Publishers Association. Editorial partners: Bloomsbury Publishing, New York Review Books, Bloodaxe, Dalkey Archive Press, Shearsman Books and Booklet Fiction. The project is funded by the Romanian Cultural Institute.