I’m delighted to confirm my Irish book launch on Thursday, June 13th at 6.30pm in Dalkey Library. The event presenter is to be confirmed shortly.
This takes place the week of the international Dalkey Book Festival so plenty to enjoy for all book lovers. I look forward to seeing you all then.
Thanks to everyone who came to the two book launches last week in Ancona and Fano for The Bicycle Thief and the German Wife.
Valentina Conti (Affinitá Elettive) and Valentina Foschi (Liceo Nolfi) were wonderful hosts on each evening. We’re also especially grateful to Paolo Marasca, Assessore Culturale for the Comune of Ancona, for giving his time to attend and for so being so generous in his introduction to the event and The Bicycle Thief and the German Wife.
The Dublin book launch is now bring organised which we hope will take place in early May.
Per comprare/To buy:
Affinitá Elettive, Ancona & Dove comprare/Where to Buy
Sará disponibile anche su Amazon a pasqua/The book will also be available on Amazon (Italia, UK and worldwide) from about Easter.
I’m delighted to announce that my new book, The Bicycle Thief and the German Wife (The Hidden War of a German-speaking Italian Family), published by Affinitá Elettive, Ancona (www.edizioniae.it) will be launched this April 2019.
With an introduction by Associate Professor Eric Haywood, Emeritus Head of the School of Italian Studies in University College Dublin and Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia, the launch dates are below.
See also Where to Buy The book will be available on Amazon from late April.
L’incontro di Ancona si terrà in Italiano. L’incontro di Fano si terrà in Italiano e in Inglese ed è organizzato dal Liceo Nolfi-Apolloni di Fano, prof.ssa Valentina Foschi.
- Ancona launch: Teatro delle Muse, 6pm, Thursday, April 4th
- Fano launch: Mediateca Montanari (MeMo), 5pm, Friday, April 5th
Delighted to be invited back by Valentina Foschi to deliver two seminars to students in the Liceo Nolfi and to teachers in Mediateca Montanari this year in Fano, Italia, on December 20th.
The Orwell presentation, as part of the EFL Teacher’s Professional Develoment Series 2018-2019, takes place from 3-6pm in Memo and is entitled: Double Think or Clear Thinking: Sharing George Orwell with a New Generation.
Following my talk on the subject to teachers in Recanati in 2016, I was pleased to be invited by Valentina Foschi and the Principal of Liceo Nolfi in Fano, Italy to discuss resilience, authenticity and employability for literature and languages students on December 18th 2017.
This was followed by an afternoon session I presented for teachers in the beautifully restored surroundings of Memo – or La Mediateca Montanari. This was the inaugural seminar of Fano’s new “Think Outside The Box” lecture series which is continuing in 2018.
Humanities and Employability, Fano
Sincere thanks to Enrica Cerquoni, Nicoletta Talevi and Eusebia Palombarini for inviting me to speak again this year in the Liceo di Recanati. I look forward to our seminar on Orwell on December 20th