Thursday, 11 January
11/1 15:00, at International corner
Presentation of the latest novel by author Evald Flisar, "Words Above the Clouds", published by Nirala (New Delhi). the book will be presented by the editor and Himalayan poet Yuyutsu RD Sharma, and the author, Evald Flisar. Followed by a book signing by the author.
About the novel: During a 12-hour flight from London to Singapore passengers endeavour in increasingly dramatic conversations.
About the author: Evald Flisar (1945, Slovenia) is an acclaimed novelist, playwright, essayist, editor, globe-trotter (travelled in 96 countries), underground train driver in Sydney, editor of (among other publications) an encyclopaedia of science and invention in London, author of short stories and radio plays for the BBC … Various works of his have been translated into 40 languages, among them Bengali, Hindi, Malay, Nepalese, Indonesian, Turkish, Greek, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Dutch, Icelandic, Romanian, Russian, English, German, Italian, Spanish, etc. His stage plays are regularly performed all over the world. In January 2017 he spent three weeks touring India, lecturing at three renowned institutions (National School of Drama in New Delhi, Rabindranath Tagore University in Kolkata, Malayalam University in Kerala), attending productions of two of his plays in Bengali and promoting translations of three of his books in Kerala, Bangalore and Kolkata.