European Book Club – May 2016

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Istituto Italiano di Cultura, together with Alliance francaise Toronto, Consulate General of France, Goethe-Institut, Instituto Camões Portugal are pleased to invite you to the 2016 European Book club series. This year’s focus will be on authors who have migrated and adapted to a different country, writing in the new languages of their adopted homes.

May 18th 2016, 7-9 p.m.

Type Bookstore

883 Queen St. West

pigletDispute Over a Very Italian Piglet by Amara Lakhous.

This multiethnic mystery pays homage to the cinematic tradition of the commedia all’italiana as it lightheartedly probes the challenges and joys of life in a newly multicultural society. Amara Lakhous was born in Algiers in 1970 and now lives in Italy where he has won the prestigious Flaiano prize for his second novel.

 

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