Festival Internazionale
di Letteratura a Venezia
3 6 Aprile 2019

Italian bibliography

Cucinare un orso, trad. di Alessandra Albertari e Alessandra Scali, Iperborea, 2018;

La piena, trad. di Katia De Marco, Iperborea, 2013;

L’uomo che morì come un salmone, trad. di Laura Cangemi, Iperborea, 2011;

Il manifesto dei Cosmonisti, trad. di Laura Cangemi, Iperborea, 2007;

Musica rock da Vittula, trad. di Katia De Marco, Iperborea, 2002.

Mikael Niemi SWEDEN

Friday, 5 April — 5.30 pm — Auditorium S. Margherita Ca' Foscari


Mikael Niemi was born in 1959 and grew up in Pajala in the northernmost part of Sweden, near the Finnish border, where he still lives with his family. His literary breakthrough came with Popular Music From Vittula (2000), which became an international bestseller, with over one million copies sold. The novel won the August Prize in 2000 and has been translated into over 30 languages. Since then, Niemi has published several acclaimed novels, including a couple of YA novels. To Cook a Bear (2017) is his latest novel.

The event is fully booked. If you come to the venue 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the event, it is likely that there will be some seats available.

Mikael Niemi and Jón Kalman Stefánsson will converse with


Massimo Ciaravolo — Università Ca' Foscari Venezia


The conversation will be in English (consecutive translation available); free admission, booking required.

This event is sponsored by Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Culturali ComparatiIcelandic Literature Center and Swedish Arts Council

In collaboration with Iperborea