The author visits St. Petersburg and Moscow
News from Oct 18, 2011
Last week Thomas Lehr, recipient of the 2010 Berlin Literature Prize, visited St. Petersburg and Moscow with his reading sessions. In Spring 2011 he was appointed as Heiner-Müller guest professor at the Department of Philosophy and Humanities, Peter-Szondi Institute.
Invited by the Goethe Institute Russia, Thomas Lehr read from his new novel ‘September’ in St. Petersburg. In Moscow the bilingual reading was from the novel ‘42’, which had also been translated into Russian. The Russian version was read by actor Anton Maljavin from the Roman Viktjuk Theater.