Words on the Street - A European Literature Trail

Thursday 24 May, 6.30pm -9pm

An evening of celebrity readings of translated work by contemporary European authors taking place across a range of beautiful cultural venues including the NLI.

You will hear excerpts from acclaimed writers of Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Poland, Romania, Spain and the UK.

The first reading at each venue will start at 6:30pm and the last one at 9pm. Each reading takes approximately 15 minutes and is repeated on the hour and half hour.

Readings will take place in the unique surroundings of the NLI'S  Reading room.

Lisa Lambe will read from:

Bricks and Mortar                                                    
By Clemens Meyer
Translated by Katy Derbyshire ..... and.........

Dancing Bears: True Stories of People Nostalgic for Life Under Tyranny
By Witold Szablowski
Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Lisa Lambe, described by The Irish Times as “The finest singer and actress of her generation” is one of Ireland’s most sought after performers both at home and overseas. She regularly plays leading roles in both classic and contemporary productions with Ireland’s National Theatre.

In association with Dublin UNESCO City of Literature.

Goethe Institut, Dublin and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Dublin.

NLI Reference: CLON55
NLI Reference: CLON55
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