Simon Van Booy author tour: Love in the Age of …
Nov 11, 2012 Sunday 19:00
1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)
Simon Van Booy,Tao Lixia
Simon Van Booy author tour – Love in the Age of Single Living
Award-winning author of The Secret Lives of People in Love and Love Begins in Winter in dialogue with Chinese writer Tao Lixia as well as giving a series of talks
Language: English and Chinese
Admission Free. Reservation is required.
Invited to China by Shanghai’s online bookshop 99read, young British author Simon Van Booy is here to share his writing experiences and love-related stories. He is making a guest appearance at Shanghai’s Sunday Reading Club, holding a dialogue with Chinese writer Tao Lixia and meeting readers in Ningbo. Tao Lixia is a youth novelist, travel writer and literature translator.
In this age of single living, do we still have the ability to love? To write love stories? Van Booy a popular writer among Chinese readers with his two collections of short stories – The Secret Lives of People in Love and Love Begins in Winter. His stories depict love between men and women and his first full-length novel is due to be published in China imminently. Everything Beau
About Simon Van Booy
Born in London in 1975, Van Booy grew up in rural Wales and Oxford. At university in Kentucky, USA, he developed a passion for the works of American poets like Whitman and Emerson and he was encouraged by his professor to write poems and short stories. He returned to the UK and obtained a Masters.... Read More
Free admission, No need for reservation.