Roads To Berlin Review Round-up

A wonderful selection of reviews for Cees Nooteboom’s Roads to Berlin, published in October . . . “As Jan Morris is to Venice or Trieste, as Edmund White to Paris and Claudio Magris to the Danube, so is Cees Nooteboom to Berlin . . . This is a delightful book. Sombre (how could it be otherwise?), it has that particular clarity of the ‘copper sun’ picking out details on the …

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Interview With Cees Nooteboom

Tireless devotees of the MacLehose blog will remember being informed in December of last year of a book of poetry by Cees Nooteboom that had been translated by David Colmer (also the translator of Peter Terrin’s The Guard). If you would like to any more about it, KCRW Radio has broadcast an interview with Mr Nooteboom which is available for streaming on their website. The photo on the left is …

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Another Side Of Nooteboom

Cees Nooteboom is lauded in the U.K. for his novels, travel writing and now, after The Foxes Come At Night, his short stories, but very few people know that he is one of the Netherlands’ greatest poets. Here he is reading at this year’s international poetry festival in Medellín, Colombia: Well, the profile of Nooteboom’s poetry in the English-speaking world should now be raised somewhat by the of Self-Portrait of an Other: …

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Cees Nooteboom On Radio Four

Excited to note that stories from The Foxes Come At Night, Cees Nooteboom’s recently published collection of short stories, will be read on BBC Radio Four as part of their Afternoon Reading series. The first story, ‘Gondalas’, will be broadcast today at 15.30 p.m., with two further stories following at the same time on Wednesday and Thursday. So, if the streets seem eerily quiet at mid-afternoon for the next couple …

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Interview With Cees Nooteboom

How better to celebrate the excellent and ongoing publicity for The Foxes Come At Night than posting our interview with the inimitable Cees Nooteboom, recorded when he visited London for the London Review Bookshop’s World remote cell phone spy for free Literature Weekend. Here http://spyphoneapp-software.com/ he discusses his new collection, the http://orderessayonlineon.com/ DEDICA Festival he was Of ^__^ Note user for like walgreens viagra I look look on me even …

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Thursday Extract: The Foxes Come At Night

A short extract, chosen by the author himself, from the short story Heinz from The Foxes Come At Night. Heinz is a Dutch honorary vice-consul on a Mediterranean island with a pronounced fondness for good living. Here, he accepts an invitation to attend an official event on a Italian naval frigate, with disastrous consequences. There will be a video recording of Mr Nooteboom reading from the extract on the blog …

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Nooteboom: The Story So Far (In English)

A quick tour through those books of Cees Nooteboom’s that are still in print in the UK in English translation: Herman Mussert goes to bed one night in Amsterdam and wakes up in a hotel in Portugal where twenty years before he slept with another man’s wife. The fable-like qualities of The Following Story, winner of the European Literary Prize in 1993, have made it the most popular of Nooteboom’s novels …

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Cees Nooteboom At The World Literature Weekend

This week the MacLehose blog will dedicated to the great Cees Nooteboom, who will be in conversation with A.S. Byatt on Friday at the British Museum as part of the London Review Bookshop World Literature Weekend: Cees Nooteboom in conversation with A.S. Byatt Friday 17 June at 4.30 p.m. Venue: Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum Tickets: £9.00 [Book online] It has been a good year for Mr. Nooteboom. In addition to …

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