Talk 'How can you hear...' #3

Nora Bossong © Goethe-Institut Kolkata/Design:Sharanya Chattopadhyay

Fri, 21.05.2021

18:30 IST

Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata

An evening of conversation between Nora Bossong and Sandip Roy

Nora Bossong

Nora Bossong, born 1982 in Bremen, writes poetry, novels and essays, for which she has received several awards, most recently the Joseph Breitbach Prize, the Wilhelm Lehmann Prize and the Thomas Mann Prize 2020. Nora Bossong lives in Berlin.

Sandip Roy

Sandip Roy is a writer, radio host and columnist in Kolkata. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Times of India, Firstpost and other publications. His audio dispatch from Kolkata airs weekly on public radio in San Francisco. He is a columnist for Mint Lounge and hosts the Sandip Roy Show on Audio Express. His award-winning first novel is ‘Don’t Let Him Know’.

The conversation was broadcast live on the Facebook page of the Goethe-Institut Kolkata on 21.05.2021. You can find the recording of the conversation at:  #3_Youtube


Enjoy a reading of excerpts from the book GRAMSCI'S FALL by Nora Bossong performed by Cassie Layton.


Cassie Layton © Cassie Layton Cassie Layton is a trained performer from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London. Her theatre credits include Pitcairn (Out Of Joint/Chichester), Romeo & Juliet (Globe), Macbeth (Young Vic), Persuasion (Royal Exchange) and Secret Theatre (Sam Wanamaker Theatre). Her TV credits include Scrotal Recall (CH4), The Commoners (Golden Path Prods) and Father Brown (BBC). Most recently Cassie finished the play Hole by Ellie Kendrick at the Royal Court Theatre. 

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