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Nam Le - The Boat, Past events
     

 

Saturday 12 May 2012, 3:30pm

 

 

DARWIN

Panel with Henry Reynolds, Patrick Holland, Rod Moss & Robin Hemley
Civic Park, Darwin

 

Saturday 12 May 2012, 1:30pm

 

 

DARWIN

Reading with Rod Moss
Town Hall Ruins
Civic Park, Darwin

 

4 November 2011

 

 

Vietnamese release of The Boat

 

Monday 22 September 2011, 7pm

 

 

BERLIN

Panel with Priya Basil, Madeleine Thien & John Freeman
Granta & International Literature Festival: Berlin
Dialogue Books
Schönleinstrße 31, 10967 Berlin

 

Sunday 21 September 2011, 8pm

 

 

BERLIN

Panel
International Literature Festival: Berlin
Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Main Stage
Berlin

 

Saturday 10 September 2011, 6.30pm

 

 

BERLIN

Reading
International Literature Festival: Berlin
Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Small Stage
Berlin

 

24 May 2011

 

 

Large print and braille release of The Boat

 

Wednesday 20 April 2011, 6.15pm

 

 

MELBOURNE

Readings from David Foster Wallace
The Wheeler Centre
176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Tel: 03 9094 7800

 

Friday 11 February 2011, 7pm

 

 

MELBOURNE

A Gala Night of Storytelling: Voices From Elsewhere
Melbourne Town Hall
90-120 Swanston Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Tel: 03 9658 9658

 

Monday 24 January 2011, 3.30pm

 

 

JAIPUR

Reading with Sonam Kinga
Jaipur Literature Festival
Kingfisher Airlines Baithak
Jaipur 302004, Rajasthan
India

 

Saturday 22 January 2011, 5pm

 

 

JAIPUR

Panel with Orhan Pamuk, Chimamanda Adichie, Kiran Desai, Leila Aboulela, Mohsin Hamid & Rana Dasgupta
Jaipur Literature Festival
Vodafone Front Lawns
Jaipur 302004, Rajasthan
India

 

Thursday 9 December 2010, 8pm

 

 

NEW YORK

Reading with Claudia Rankine, John Lucas, Nicholas Bruckman, Maile Chapman & James Surowiecki
Brooklyn Academy of Music — Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAMcafé
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

 

Friday 3 December 2010, 7.30pm

 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

PEN/Malamud Award reading with Edward P. Jones
Folger Elizabethan Theatre
Folger Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

 

Wednesday 17 November 2010, 6.15pm

 

 

MELBOURNE

Panel with Mary Delahunty, Joy Damousi & Sue Pascoe
The Wheeler Centre
176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000

 

Saturday 9 October 2010, 12pm

 

 

BALI

Literary Lunch with Pauline Nguyen, Anna Moi & Andrew Lam
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Alila Ubud
Desa Melinggih Kelod Payangan
Ubud
Tel: 62 361 975963

 

Saturday 9 October 2010, 9am

 

 

BALI

Panel with Rabih Alameddine & Rachel Kushner
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Citibank Lounge
Jl. Raya Sanggingan
Ubud
Tel: 62 361 7808932

 

Friday 8 October 2010, 7pm

 

 

BALI

Dinner
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Honeymoon Guesthouse
Jl. Bisma
Ubud
Tel: 62 361 977 409

 

Friday 8 October 2010, 11:15am

 

 

BALI

Conversation
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Indus Restaurant
Jl. Raya Sanggingan
Ubud
Tel: 62 361 977468

 

Thursday 30 September 2010, 9:30pm

 

 

BALI

Conversation with Stephen Atkinson
Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Bar Luna
Jl. Raya Sanggingan
Ubud
Tel: 62 361 97746862 361 7808932

 

September 2010

 

 

Spanish territories release of The Boat

 

Sunday 20 June 2010, 12pm

 

 

PARIS

Conversation with Petina Gappah & Erica Wagner
Shakespeare & Co Literary Festival
Square René Viviani
37 Rue de la Bûcherie
75005 Paris

 

Friday 18 June 2010, 12pm

 

 

FLORENCE

Reading
Libreria MelbookStore
Via de' Cerretani, 16r
Firenze
Tel: 055-287339

 

Sunday 30 May 2010, 2pm

 

 

MONTPELLIER

Comedie Du Livre Literary Festival
Panel with Wells Tower & Danielle Trussoni
Salle Rabelais

 

Sunday 30 May 2010, 11am

 

 

MONTPELLIER

Comedie Du Livre Literary Festival
Panel with Dinaw Mengestu & Joseph Boyden
Maison des Tiers Mondes
Salle Martin Luther King

 

Wednesday 26 May 2010, 7.30pm

 

 

BRUSSELS

Reading with Wells Tower
Tropismes Libraires
11, Galerie des Princes
Bruxelles 1000
Tel: 02 512 88 52

 

Monday 24 May 2010, 2.15pm

 

 

SAINT-MALO

Etonnants Voyageurs International Festival of Books & Film
Panel, "J’écris pour saisir les contours du monde" with Wells Tower & Mahi Binebine
Ecole de Marine Marchande salle 3 — Intra Muros

 

Sunday 23 May 2010, 5.30pm

 

 

SAINT-MALO

Etonnants Voyageurs International Festival of Books & Film
Panel, "Une pensée en mouvement, migration et littérature" with Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Wilfried N'Sonde, Mahi Binebine & Albert Memmi
Salle Maupertuis — Palais du Grand Large

 

Saturday 22 May 2010, 5pm

 

 

SAINT-MALO

Etonnants Voyageurs International Festival of Books & Film
Panel, "Tout un monde" with Wells Tower & Joseph Boyden
Le Cafe Litteraire — Palais du Grand Large

 

Friday 21 May 2010, 7.30pm

 

 

VINCENNES

Reading with Wells Tower
Librairie Millepages
91, Rue de Fontenay
Vincennes 94300
Tel: 01 43 28 04 15

 

Wednesday 5 May 2010, 5pm

 

 

CASSIS

Reading
La Librairie Préambule
Rue Pierre-Eydin
Cassis, 13260
Tel: 04 42 01 30 83.

 

Thursday 18 March 2010, 7pm

 

 

STOCKHOLM

Conversation with Jenny Tunedal
International Writers' Stage
Hörsalen
Kulturhuset, Sergel Square
Box 164 14, 103 27 Stockholm
Tel: 08-508 315 08

 

Friday 19 March 2010, 6pm

 

 

STOCKHOLM

Reading with Louise Lindfors
Söderbokhandeln bookstore
Götgatan 37, Stockholm

 

Saturday 20 March 2010, 3pm

 

 

STOCKHOLM

Conversation with Louise Lindfors, Alexandre Najjar & Grate Förlag
Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm
Tel: 46 8 16 20 00

 

16 March 2010

 

 

Swedish release of The Boat

 

29 January 2010

 

 

Japanese release of The Boat

 

Tuesday 12 January 2010, 7pm

 

 

PARIS

Reading
Village Voice Bookshop
6, rue Princesse
75006 Paris
01 46 33 36 47

 

4 January 2010

 

 

French territories release of The Boat

 

10 November 2009

 

 

Israeli release of The Boat

 

19 October 2009

 

 

Finnish release of The Boat

 

Wednesday 16 September 2009, 7pm

 

 

LOS ANGELES

Reading and conversation with Marisa Silver
ALOUD Reading series
Los Angeles Public Library
Central Library
Mark Taper Auditorium
630 W. 5th Street

 

Monday 14 September 2009, 7pm

 

 

PITTSBURGH

Reading
Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures
American Shorts @ WYEP
THE WYEP Community Broadcast Center
67 Bedford Square, South Side
Pittsburgh PA 15203
412-622-8866

 

11 September 2009

 

 

Korean release of The Boat

 

Thursday 10 September 2009, 6.30pm

 

 

CLEVELAND

Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Reading
Bolton Theater
Cleveland Play House
8500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 795-7000

 

Tuesday 8 September 2009, 7.30pm

 

 

AUSTIN

Reading
Joynes Reading Room
Carothers Residence Hall
University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station, B5000
Austin TX 78712

 

Saturday 22 August 2009, 2pm

 

 

IDAHO

Sun Valley Writers' Conference
Talk — Can Good Writing Redeem Bad Faith? Fiction and Historical Trauma
Sun Valley Resort
Ketchum, Idaho 83340
208-726-5454

 

18 August 2009

 

 

North American paperback release of The Boat

 

Tuesday 9 June 2009, 7pm

 

 

WALES

Reading with Rachel Tresize
Dylan Thomas Centre
Somerset Place
Swansea, SA1 1RR
01792-463-980

 

28 May 2009

 

 

Italian release of The Boat

 

Sunday 24 May 2009, 4pm

 

 

WALES

Hay Festival
Conversation
with Fflur Dafydd
Dream Stage
Hay on Wye, off A348 between Brecon & Hereford
0870-990-1299

 

Sunday 3 May 2009, 2pm

 

 

NEW YORK

PEN World Voices Festival
Conversation
with Richard Ford
The Morgan Library & Museum
Gilder Lehrman Hall
225 Madison Ave, NY

 

Saturday 2 May 2009, 4.30pm - 6pm

 

 

NEW YORK

PEN World Voices Festival
East-West Storytelling
with Nadeem Aslam, Fuad Rifka & Antje Rávic Strubel
Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, NY

 

Saturday 4 April 2009, 3.30pm

 

 

WALES

Laugharne Weekend 2009
Reading
with Rachel Tresize
The Stable Door

 

Tuesday 17 March 2009, 12.30pm

 

 

SHANGHAI

The Shanghai International Literary Festival
Reading

The Crystal Room

 

Sunday 15 March 2009, 3pm

 

 

HONG KONG

The Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Panel
with Rana Dasgupta & Xujun Eberlein
The Fringe Theatre

 

Sunday 15 March 2009, 10am

 

 

HONG KONG

The Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Panel
with Miguel Syjuco
The Pawn Living Room

 

Saturday 14 March 2009, 7.30pm

 

 

HONG KONG

The Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Reading
with Charles Foran, John O'Sullivan & Janice Lee
DotCod

 

February 2009

 

 

U.K. paperback release of The Boat

 

Tuesday 27 January 2009, 7pm

 

 

NORWICH

Reading with Joyce Dunbar, Stephen Foster, David Sornig & Henry Sutton
University of East Anglia
Drama Studio
Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
01603-456-161

 

Monday 17 November 2008, 7.30pm

 

 

NEW YORK

Reading at National Book Foundation's
"5 Under 35"
event (video here)
Tribeca Cinemas
54 Varick St
New York, NY 10013
212-685-0261

 

Wednesday 5 November 2008, 7.30pm

 

 

SWANSEA, WALES

Reading with Edward Hogan
Dylan Thomas Centre
Somerset Place
Swansea, SA1 1RR
01792-463-980

 

Sunday 26 October 2008, 3pm

 

 

TORONTO

International Festival of Authors
Roundtable with Anne Enright, Amara Lakhous & Margot Livesey
Brigantine Room
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8
416-973-4760

 

Saturday 25 October 2008, 8pm

 

 

TORONTO

International Festival of Authors
Panel with Paul Durcan, Dermot Bolger, Anne Enright & Arnon Grunberg
Premiere Dance Theatre
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8
416-973-4760

 

Wednesday 22 October 2008, 8pm

 

 

VANCOUVER

Vancouver International Writers Festival
Panel with Rawi Hage, Donna Morrissey & Gillian Slovo
Waterfront Theatre
1412 Cartwright St
Vancouver, BC, V6H3R7

 

15 October 2008

 

 

Dutch release of The Boat

 

Wednesday 1 October 2008, 6.30pm

 

 

LONDON

Reading with Andrew Davidson & Steven Hall
Foyles
113-119 Charing Cross Road
London, WC2H OEB, UK
08704-202-777

 

October 2008

 

 

German release of The Boat

 

Saturday 20 September 2008, 10am

 

 

BRISBANE

Brisbane Writers Festival
Panel
with Robert Drewe
The Marquee, State Library of Queensland
Stanley Place, South Bank
Brisbane, QLD 4101
07 3255 0254

 

Sunday 21 September 2008, 4.40pm

 

 

BRISBANE

Brisbane Writers Festival
Panel
with Chloe Hooper
slq The Studio, State Library of Queensland
Stanley Place, South Bank
Brisbane, QLD 4101
07 3255 0254

 

Saturday 23 August 2008, 11.30am

 

 

MELBOURNE

Melbourne Writers Festival
Panel
with David Sedaris & Judith Lucy
BMW Edge, Federation Square
Melbourne, VIC 3000
03 9645 9244

 

Sunday 24 August 2008, 11.45am

 

 

MELBOURNE

Melbourne Writers Festival
Panel
with Sophie Cunningham & Kate Rowland
Australian Centre for the Moving Image 2
Federation Square
Melbourne, VIC 3000
03 9645 9244

 

Sunday 24 August 2008, 7pm

 

 

MELBOURNE

Melbourne Writers Festival
Conversation with Sophie Cunningham
(International satellite exchange with Salman Rushdie)
Australian Centre for the Moving Image 2
Federation Square
Melbourne, VIC 3000
03 9645 9244

 

Thursday 7 August 2008

 

 

UK release of The Boat

 

Friday 1 August 2008, 6pm

 

 

BRISBANE

Reading
Avid Reader
193 Boundary St
West End QLD 4101
07 3846 3422

 

25 - 27 July 2008

 

 

BYRON BAY

Byron Bay Writers Festival

 

Thursday 17 July 2008, 6.30pm

 

 

MELBOURNE

Reading with Cate Kennedy (also on SlowTV)
Asialink — Sidney Myer Asia Centre
The University of Melbourne
Parkville VIC 3052

 

Monday 14 July 2008, 7pm

 

 

SYDNEY

Reading
Mosman Library
Library Walk, Mosman
605 Military Road
Mosman NSW 2088
02 9969 9736

 

Sunday 29 June 2008, 7pm

 

 

LOS ANGELES

Reading
Skylight Books
1818 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-660-1175

 

Saturday 28 June 2008, 10.30am

 

 

SAN JOSE

Reading
Room 229, 2nd Floor
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St
San Jose, CA 95112
408-808-2397

 

Thursday 19 June 2008, 7pm

 

 

NEW YORK

Reading
with Liza Monroy
BookCourt
163 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-875-3677

 

Wednesday 18 June 2008, 6.30pm

 

 

NEW YORK

Reading
with Leslie Jamison & Keith Lee Morris
Park Lit / A Public Space
Fort Greene Park
Brooklyn, NY 11217

 

Monday 16 June 2008, 7pm

 

 

NEW YORK

Reading

Barnes & Noble
82nd & Broadway
2289 Broadway
New York, NY 10024
212-362-8835

 

Thursday 12 June 2008, 7.30pm

 

 

MINNEAPOLIS

Reading

Magers & Quinn
3038 Hennepin Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-822-4611

 

Tuesday 10 June 2008, 7pm

 

 

IOWA CITY

Reading

Prairie Lights Books
15 S. Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-2681

 

Monday 9 June 2008, 7pm

 

 

CHICAGO

Reading
with Devin Bustin & Sarah Rosenblum
Powell's North Bookstore
2850 N. Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
773-248-3324

 

Saturday 7 June 2008, 2pm

 

 

CHICAGO

Panel
with Uwem Akpan & Rabih Alameddine
Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair
Grace Place Sanctuary, 2nd Floor
Printers Row, Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60605
312-222-3986

 

Wednesday 4 June 2008, 7.30pm

 

 

SEATTLE

Reading

Elliott Bay Book Co.
101 S. Main Street
Seattle, WA 98104
206-624-6600

 

Thursday 5 June 2008, 7.30pm

 

 

PORTLAND, OR

Reading

Powell's Books on Hawthorne
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214
503-238-1668

 

Tuesday 3 June 2008, 7.30pm

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO

Reading

Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-324-4321

 

Monday 2 June 2008

 

 

Australian/NZ release of The Boat

 

Monday 2 June 2008, 7pm

 

 

CORTE MADERA, CA

Reading
with Deborah Johnson
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
415-927-0960

 

Tuesday 27 May 2008, 7pm

 

 

BOSTON

Reading

Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
617-566-6660

 

Wednesday 21 May 2008, 7pm

 

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Reading

Odyssey Books
9 College Street, The Village Commons
S. Hadley, MA 01075
413-534-7307

 

Tuesday 20 May 2008, 7pm

 

 

EXETER, NH

Reading

Phillips Exeter Academy
Kaplanoff Periodicals Room, Academy Library
Front Street
Exeter, NH 03833
603-777-4309

 

Friday 16 May 2008, 7pm

 

 

EXETER, NH

Reading

Water Street Bookstore
125 Water Street
Exeter, NH 03833
603-778-9731

 

Tuesday 13 May 2008

 

 

North American release of The Boat

 

Sunday 11 May 2008, 7pm

 

 

NEW YORK

Reading
with Josh Barkan
KGB Bar
85 E. 4th Street
New York, NY 10009
212-505-3360

 

Wednesday 27 February 2008, 7pm

 

 

NEW YORK

Reading

"Love and Honour and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice" read by Jason Ma
Sponsored by Pen American Center
Symphony Space
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
2537 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

 

Friday 1 February 2008, 8.30pm

 

 

NEW YORK

Reading
with Matt Klam
Sponsored by Paragraph
Clay
25 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011