IOSI HAVILIO, author of Open Door, and CHRISTOPH SIMON, author of Zbinden's Progress, read at the Edinburgh Book Fringe 2012
Wednesday 22 August 2012 at 1.00pm
43-45 West Nicolson Street
Admission Free! Donations welcome!
Look out in the autumn for Open Door by the much-praised Iosi Havilio, one of the launch titles on the And Other Stories list. Boyd Tonkin, The Independent
IOSI HAVILIO was born in Buenos Aires in 1974. Open Door is his frst novel. His second novel is Estocolmo (Stockholm). Originally published in Argentina, both have now been issued in Spain. He is currently working on a novel that follows on from Open Door.
A jewel of a novel... This book is a little Odyssey, a little Ulysses; the story of one day's journey, skilfully playing in tandem with another, life-long journey. Barbara Trapido
CHRISTOPH SIMON was born in 1972 in Emmental, Switzerland. After travels through the Middle East, Poland, South America, London and New York, he has settled in Berne. His first novel, Franz, or Why Antelopes Run in Herds (2001) has sold over 10,000 copies, while Planet Obrist (2005) was nominated for the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize. Zbinden’s Progress is his fourth and already highly acclaimed book.