Jul 22 2015

Conversation | Imperium: A Fiction of the South Seas with Novelist Christian Kracht and Translator Daniel Bowles, Moderated by Anne-Katrin Titze

Wed | 7pm

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Please join us as novelist Christian Kracht and translator Daniel Bowles discuss Kracht’s Imperium: A Fiction of the South Seas in a conversation moderated by Anne-Katrin Titze. Following there will be a reception sponsored by the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York.

Imperium: A Fiction of the South Seas
By Christian Kracht, translated from the German by Daniel Bowles
July 14, 2015
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

Christian Kracht is a Swiss novelist whose books have been translated into twenty-seven languages. His previous novels include Faserland; 1979; and I Will Be Here in Sunshine and in Shadow. Imperium was the recipient of the 2012 William Raabe literature prize.

Daniel Bowles teaches German studies at Boston College. His previous translations include novels by Thomas Meinecke and short texts by Alexander Kluge and Rainald Goetz.

Anne-Katrin Titze is a film journalist who lives in New York City, where she also lectures on fiction, fashion, and fairy tales. She curates conversations and panels with filmmakers at universities and various cultural venues and is on Indiewire’s Criticwire.