Join us for the next Short Story Salon in our series! We’ll be graced with readings from short story collections by May-Lan Tan (Things to Make and Break, Sceptre), Chris Power (Mothers, Faber), and Linda Mannheim (Above Sugar Hill, Influx Press). The authors will discuss why they’ve chosen to write short stories over novels and short stories’ place in contemporary literature. The panel will be moderated by the Reader’s program manager, Traci Kim.
We’re thrilled to announce we’ll be hosting a very special Monday Salon with Sophie Mackintosh, Reader competition winner and recent MAN BOOKER NOMINEE! Come and see Sophie reading from her phenomenal novel, ‘The Water Cure’ on August 6th. Details here.
On Monday 27th August, join us in the Reader Berlin Salon when we’ll be talking to award-winning author Rowan Hisayo Buchanan. As well as reading from her debut novel, the subtle and searing Harmless Like You (2017, Hodder & Stoughton), Rowan will be answering all your questions in the intimate surroundings of The Circus’s library and cellar bar.
Harmless Like You
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Join American author Andrea Scrima for a reading from her critically acclaimed novel A LESSER DAY, which describes an artist’s life between continents and cultures in what now seems like a lost world: pre-gentrification New York and Berlin of the ’80s and ’90s.
Reading and discussion will be moderated by Madeleine LaRue, Associate Editor and Director of Publicity for the magazine Music & Literature.
It’s with great pleasure The Reader Berlin and The Circus Hotel invite you to celebrate the launch of Home is Elsewhere, an anthology of the winning entries of the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize.
On Saturday February 17th, we’ll be joined by our partners, sponsors, the judges and our shortlisted writers in the Wintergarden of The Circus Hotel. Come along for music, mingling and – of course – to get your hands on one of the very first copies of our beautiful anthology. With music from resident DJ Dan Cole, great drinks from Common Ground’s talented bartenders and all the literary chat you could ask for, we hope you’ll come by and celebrate this collection of brilliant writing. (more…)