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.
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…)
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…)
Monday Salon with Kate Brown
Kate will be joining us for a reading, discussion and Q&A at our Monday Salon on 25/09 at The Circus, Berlin. (more…)
Monday Salon with Rory Maclean
Rory Maclean, ‘one of Britain’s most expressive and adventurous travel writers’ and author of more than a dozen books, including recent bestseller Berlin: Imagine A City, is returning to Berlin this summer. (more…)
Monday Salon with Irenosen Okojie
“A liberatingly odd, seductive and fearless talent.” — Laline Paull
We’re delighted that Irenosen Okojie, award-winning novelist, short story writer and judge of this year’s 2017 Berlin Writing Prize, will be joining us in the German capital this September. (more…)
Thursday Salon with Ryan Van Winkle
RYAN VAN WINKLE, poet extraordinaire and joyous performer, will be joining us from Edinburgh on Thursday 4th May at 7pm for an intimate gathering in the cellar bar and library of Berlin’s Circus Hostel. (more…)
April 22nd – Freeman’s #3 “Home”
SAVVY Contemporary, silent green and The Reader Berlin are delighted to welcome back John Freeman for the third “strikingly international” (Boston Globe) issue of his magazine Freeman’s. Focussing on the question what makes home, the new issue of the acclaimed anthology spotlights never-before-published stories, essays, and poetry by Edwidge Danticat, Herta Müller, Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Gregory Pardlo, Kay Ryan, Aleksandar Hemon, and many more. (more…)