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Title The Glastonbury of the Mind

Posted by Rosie Goldsmith | | filed under: ,

President Bill Clinton famously described the UK’s Hay-on-Wye literature festival as ‘the Woodstock of the Mind’. But for me ‘Woodstock’ doesn’t quite convey the quintessential British nature of 2 of ...

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All and None/ Alles und nichts

Posted by Walter Grond | | filed under: ,

Pius Knüsel, Director of Volkshochschule Zürich [Community College of the Canton of Zurich. For series of events „Workshopping the Future: Book_Text“ at the Solothurner Literaturtage he wrote the ...

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Francois Bon on the Unpredictable/ Francois Bon über das Unvorhersagbare

Posted by Walter Grond | | filed under: ,

The “Studio on the Future of Book and Text” at the Solothurner Literaturtage 2014 featured a series of lectures and discussions on the future of the book, which will be collected in the “Observatory ...

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BRAZIL or the BALKANS?

Posted by Rosie Goldsmith | | filed under: ,

On a hot sunny Friday in June 2014 a group of us were engaged in heated battle. No, it wasn’t over whether England would win (!) at the World Cup in Brazil but over the Balkans. The UK has a pretty ...

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Durch die Abwehrreihen tänzeln

Posted by Rainer Moritz | | filed under: ,

Nicht nur die Literatur ist schön … Fußball auch.

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Europe’s Literature Festivals/ Europa und seine Literaturfestivals

Posted by Walter Grond | | filed under: ,

On the last weekend in May, the 36th Solothurner Literaturtage and Pro Helvetia (the Swiss Arts Council) invited several organisers of literature festivals to take part in an exchange of ideas. ...

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