Events

August 27th: Harmless Like You with Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

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

When the meaning of ‘home’ is complicated, we strive for a sense of connection. Yet sometimes being alone feels like the easiest choice to make. (more…)

April 14th: How I Lose You Kate McNaughton – Berlin Launch

If you’re in town on April the 14th, The Reader highly recommends… (more…)

*FULLY BOOKED* May 23rd – Reading: A Lesser Day by Andrea Scrima *Free Event*

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.

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February 17th – Home is Elsewhere/Anthology Launch

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…)

January 19th – FREEMAN’S #4 | THE FUTURE OF NEW WRITING

FREEMAN’S #4 | THE FUTURE OF NEW WRITING – Readings and Conversations with Elaine Castillo, Athena Farrokhzad, Johan Harstad, Ishion Hutchinson, Elena Marcu and John Freeman.  In collaboration with silent green Kulturquartier and The Reader Berlin  (more…)

Monday Salon – November 20th

On Monday 20th November, award-winning author Ben Fergusson will be joining Victoria Gosling in The Reader salon. A hugely exciting talent, Ben won the 2015 Betty Trask Prize for his debut novel The Spring of Kasper Meier which was selected for the Waterstone’s Book Club, WHSmith Fresh Talent and the BBC Radio 2 Book Club… (more…)