New European Fiction
With Naja Marie Aidt, Aleksandar Hemon, valter hugo mãe, Colum McCann, and Jean-Philippe Toussaint
To celebrate the launch of the highly acclaimed new anthology series Best European Fiction, editor Aleksandar Hemon leads two back-to-back programs of reading and discussion.
Continuing their recent conversation in the pages of The Believer, Best European Fiction series editor Aleksandar Hemon will speak with Colum McCann, who will be writing the preface for next years anthology, about the current state of fiction in Europe and their own sense as Europeans about what European fiction now has to offer American and world readers. Three contributors to the inaugural volume, from Belgium, Portugal, and Denmark, will read from their work and discuss with Hemon exciting things happening right now in the literature of their countries.