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15-18 March. Rome’s ninth annual festival devoted to books and reading, in the company of Italian and international writers such as Ireland's Roddy Doyle (pictured above) and Scotland's Ian Rankin, takes place at the Aud...
7 Feb. Otherwise, Rome's new independent English language bookshop near Piazza Navona, presents Between English and Italian during which Ann Goldstein and Martina Testa will discuss their work in the field of translation...
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29 Jan-28 April. An exhibition at the Keats-Shelley House shows a selection of books and manuscripts revealing how book illustration in the late 19th and early 20th century was influenced by mediaeval illumination. Cu...
23 Jan. St Stephen’s Cultural Center presents an evening of poetry, images, and perfumes, as Moira Egan reads from her latest book, Synæsthesium, at 19.00 on Tuesday 23 January. Winner of The New Criterion Poetry Prize,...
13 Dec. Otherwise, Rome's new English language bookshop, presents the "first of many readings and talks" at 19.30 on Wednesday 13 December. Rome-based Irish writer Barry McCrea will read from his new work, a trilogy pro...
6 Dec. Ingrid Rowland presents The Collector of Lives at the Almost Corner Bookshop in Trastevere on Wednesday 6 December from 18.30-20.00.In The Collector of Lives, Ingrid Rowland and Noah Charney offer a lively and inv...
6-10 Dec. The 15th edition of the national fair for small and medium Italian book publishing houses takes place for the first time at the Nuvola conference centre in EUR. Piú libri piú liberi offers a five-day literar...
10 Nov. The Anglo American Bookshop presents the book Sinful by Rajiv Rana who will be on hand to sign copies at 18.00 on Friday 10 November.
9 Sept. Celebrated English actor Julian Sands reads the poetry of Keats and Shelley at Rome's Keats-Shelley House on Saturday 9 September at 18.30. The event will celebrate the new anthology John Keats and Percy Bysshe S...
28 July. Award-winning Australian poet A. Frances Johnson will read at the Keats-Shelley House on Friday 28 July at 17.00. Recipient of the 2017 Australia Council B. R Whiting writing residency in Rome, Johnson won th...
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5 July. Award-winning Irish novelist Colm Tóibín will read his new writings at the Letterature – Festival Internazionale di Roma, alongside five other international writers at the Basilica di Massenzio in the Roman Forum...
21 June-27 July. The next book sale at Rome's S. Susanna English-language lending library takes place from 21 June to 27 July, with book prices starting from 50 cent. Books can be bought during the summer opening hour...
20 June-21 July. Letterature – Festival Internazionale di Roma returns to its traditional venue at the Basilica di Massenzio in the Roman Forum, taking place over eight evenings from 20 June-21 July. The popular initi...
16-19 March. Rome’s eighth annual festival devoted to books and reading, in the company of Italian and international writers such as Booker Prize-winning British novelist Ian McEwan (18 March), takes place at the Auditor...
8 March. The Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Rome's John Cabot University presents a reading, in English and Italian, by British poet Patrick Williamson on Wednesday 8 March at 19.15. Willia...
15-26 Feb. The S. Susanna English-language lending library in Rome is preparing for a bumper sale which will include a "large selection of children's books, non-fiction, classics (including poetry and literature) and of...
22 Jan. Suddenly at Garbo hosts a reading with writers Rosie Schaap and Moira Egan at Garbo Bar in Trastevere on Sunday 22 January at 21.00. Rosie Schaap is the author of the memoir, DRINKING WITH MEN, and she writes...
7-11 Dec. The 15th edition of Piú libri piú liberi, the national fair for small and medium Italian book publishing houses, offers a five-day literary programme of conferences, lectures, readings, theatre workshops, perfo...
29 Nov. The St Stephen’s Cultural Center and the arts department present a bi-lingual reading from the collection by Mark Strand, Edward Hopper: Un poeta legge un pittore, at 18.00 on Tuesday 29 November. Mark Strand...
25 Nov. The Anglo American Bookshop presents the book My War is Not Over whose authors Harry Shindler MBE and Marco Patucchi will be on hand to sign copies. The presentation, in English and Italian, takes place at 18...
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