Wednesday, 19 November 2008

Booker winner in Vienna

Three items of news in connection with the Vienna Lesefestwoche Festival:
Booker Prize winner Anne Enright will read from her prize-winning novel The Gathering at Vienna's Sigmund Freud Museum tomorrow evening, Thursday 20th November at 7pm. The museum is situated in Dr. Freud's old surgery at Berggasse 10 (9th District). Burgtheater actress Sylvie Rohrer will read from the German translation. Admission is free.
Scotland's Gilbert Adair will discuss his new crime novel And Then There Was No One at the ORF Radio building in Argentinierstr├če at 8pm on Saturday 22nd November. ORF's Paul Catty will read from the German translation. Entry €7. Two free tickets to this event can be won in a free draw.
There's also a chance to win a signed copy of 'Poet-in-Residence' Gwilym Williams's new book Genteel Messages. Send your e-mail/s (subject: Genteel Messages and/or Gilbert Adair) to before 8pm Thursday 20th November.


  1. I hope that you went to the Enright lecture.

    Very cool.

  2. I did go. A few impressions now posted above.


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