New York: READING | BERNHARD AICHNER @ NEW LITERATURE FROM EUROPE 2015

  • SCANDINAVIA HOUSE - Victor Borge Hall 58 Park Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States

Join Bernhard Aichner whose best-selling novel and first in a trilogy, Woman of the Dead is currently in pre-production for the big screen, Niccolò Ammaniti, whose novels Me and You, and I’m Not Scared were adapted into major feature films directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and Gabriele Salvatores, and György Spiró, playwright of more than twenty controversial theatrical productions worldwide in a panel discussion with TBC on what is lost or gained when a book is adapted for the big screen or the stage. Book sales and signing to follow.

Participants: Bernhard Aichner, Niccolò Ammaniti and György Spiró. Moderator TBC.

Bernhard Aichner's thriller Woman of the Dead ("Totenfrau") has been a long-time bestseller in Austria and Germany. Aichner spent six months working for an undertaker while researching the novel, which has been sold in sixteen countries including the USA and the UK, and is being made into a feature length movie. House of the Dead, the second novel in the Blum trilogy, continues the series' success.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

Author and photographer Bernhard Aichner was born in 1972 and lives in Innsbruck, Austria. He writes novels, audio and stage plays and has been awarded several literary prizes and scholarships for his work.

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SCANDINAVIA HOUSE
Victor Borge Hall
58 Park Ave
NEW YORK, NY 10016