Literary Events: Nov. 2010

Upcoming Literary Events

Italy for its lovers

Alexander Melwisch, being an “Italophile” who knows Italy from his childhood and spent most of his life in the country, will dedicate himself to talking about the different regions of Italy, their cultures and traditions as well as the most interesting fun facts. Be prepared to learn about Comacchio, Molinella and Don Camillo`s Brescello. Entrance is completely free and snacks will be served.

Nov. 9, 18:00
Bücherei am Schöpfwerk
12., Am Schöpfwerk 29
(01)  4000 121 64



This book, which reflects on Austria’s most sensitive challenges concerning immigrants, will be presented in the Hauptbücherei am Gürtel by Ernst Schmiederer, the author. Import/Export tells the stories of 240 different people who came to live in Austria and the ones who left Austria in order to build their lives elsewhere. The book will bring us to Egypt, Russia, Australia and, of course, Austria and show how it is to live in a different culture.

Nov. 15, 19:00
Hauptbücherei am Gürtel
7., Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a
(01) 4000 84 500


Wiener Gesichter

The book was written by a Chinese mathematician and chemist Yu Hui-Clear and represents her love for the Austrian people who also happen to be her fellow citizens. The book will be presented and read by an artist named Wolfgang Glechner and the original art pieces which are featured in the book can be found in the same library. Yu will be present.

Nov. 16, 19:00
Bücherei Penzing
14., Hütteldorfer Straße 130d
(01) 4000 14 161


Wie man eine Frau vergisst

A short letter, an empty wardrobe and an empty bed side. That is it. The relationship between Andi and Marga was working well until she simply disappeared. In order to get his mind right, Andi does anything in order to forget her and, after being assigned to conduct research about a group of Protestants, he questions whether God intervened in his life and whether everything will work out. A humorous book, full of ironic situations and the reality behind emotions and escaping them. The book will be read by Dan Lungu, the author, and translated by Jan Cornelius.

Nov. 18, 19:00
Hauptbücherei am Gürtel
7., Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a
(01) 4000 84 500

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