BIG BOOK FESTIVAL
Join us for three days of unlimited reading!
We are an international festival of books and reading.
We merge literature, entertainment, urban space, media and people.
We invite you to participate in our meetings, tours, discussions and workshops.
Meet the authors and book lovers. Engage, read and enjoy.
BBF has been organised by an independent „Kultura nie boli“ Foundation in Warsaw since 2013.
Our meetings are open and free of charge.
Events available for English speakers:
Polish author Artur Domosławski and BBC’s Razia Iqbal talk facts and fiction.
FRI, 12th June, 7.30 p.m., Room 1, 51 Hoża St.
AFTER DARK. FOLLOWING JERZY PILCH
Multimedia performance with life music.
ACTORS // JANUSZ CHABIOR, ŁUKASZ SIMLAT
MUSIC // ADAM WALICKI
DIRECTOR // KRZYSZTOF CZECZOT
SCENARIO // ANNA KRÓL
(with English subtitles)
FRI, 12th June, 9.30 p.m., D2 (courtyard), 51 Hoża St.
Please register at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finnish-Estonian author Sofi Oksanen talks beauty and politics to Sylwia Chutnik.
SAT, 13th June, Noon, Room 1, 51 Hoża St.
THE WAY BACK
Swedish author Danny Wattin talks discovering his Jewish-Polish ancestry to Agata Passent.
SAT, 13th June, Room 2, 51 Hoża St.
THE TELLING ERROR
Crime fiction star Sophie Hannah talks modern killing to Jarosław Kuźniar.
SAT, 13th June, 4 p.m., Room 1, 51 Hoża St.
LOST & FOUND
Zadie Smith talks about her new short stories to Justyna Sobolewska.
SAT, 13th June, 6 p.m., Room 1, 51 Hoża St.
Lebanese author Elias Khoury talks war and memory to Max Cegielski.
SAT, 13th June, 6 p.m., Room 3, 51 Hoża St.
THE WORLD RECORD IN NUMBER OF PEOPLE (AND DOGS) READING TOGETHER IN OPEN-AIR
Bring a book, a friend and a dog (if you have one). Get a number, sit comfortably in our open-air library and read for 30 minutes. Help us set the world record!
SUN, 14th June, Noon, Pasaż Wiecha (registration starts at 11.30 a.m.)
BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA
Man to man and artist to artist - Hanif Kureishi and Tymon Tymański talk books, music and scandals.
SUN, 14th June, 4 p.m., Room 3 // 51 Hoża St.
NARCOPOLIS. HYPNOTIC BOMBAY.
Indian author Jeet Thayil talks city and opium to Marcin Meller.
SUN, 14th June, 6 p.m. Room 3 // 51 Hoża St.