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Around the World in 80 Books in Birmingham

February 19, 2014

We’re delighted to announce that Malcolm Burgess from Oxygen Books has invited us to be part of another Around the World in 80 Books, a reading feast featuring the very best in world writing.

Arnold Jansen op de Haar, writer, poet, as well as Holland Park Press’s literary adviser & expert on Dutch literature, will be reprising his enormously popular workshop. Last time the workshop was nearly oversubscribed so make sure you secure your place. Book your place for Going Dutch at 11.35 or 14.55.

Going Dutch will give you a temping taste of Dutch writers & poets and is guaranteed to make you laugh and move you. Previous knowledge of Dutch literature is not required.

This readers’ day offers a wonderful range of popular authors: Tracy Chevalier, author of Girl with a Pearl Earring, another Dutch connection & Beatrice Colin, publishers: Oxygen Books, Peirene Press & Holland Park Press, cultural institutes: Goethe Institute& English PEN and translators, plus competitions, workshops, goody bags, book lists and much more.

Birmingham Library

Around the World in 80 Books takes place at the Birmingham Library, Studio Theatre and Conference Suite, Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2ND, on Saturday 29 March 2014, 9.30am – 4.30 pm, Tickets £15. Book now to make sure you’re part of this amazing experience.