Festival Internazionale
di Letteratura a Venezia
3 6 Aprile 2019

Italian bibliography

La storia dell’acqua, trad. di Giovanna Paterniti, Marsilio, 2018;

La storia delle api, trad. di Giovanna Paterniti, Marsilio, 2017.

Maja Lunde NORWAY

Saturday, 6 April — 2.00 pm — Ocean Space, Chiesa di San Lorenzo


Born in 1975, Maja Lunde lives in Oslo with her husband and their three children. A novelist and TV-screenplay writer, after numerous children’s books she became internationally known with her first novel The History of Bees (2015), which has been published in 32 countries. An international best-seller, The History of Bees won the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize, becoming the first debut novel to receive the prize. Blue (2017) is the second book of the anticipated tetralogy on climate change. 

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.

Maja Lunde will converse with


Sara Culeddu — Università Ca' Foscari Venezia


Boris Ondreička — TBA21-Academy


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

This event is sponsored by Center for the Humanities and Social ChangeNORLA – Norwegian Literature Abroad, TBA21-Academy and Marsilio

In collaboration with Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Culturali Comparati