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17 - 28/06/2016

© photo: Ela Lempp / Book Institute
Gallery© photo: Ela Lempp / Book Institute
  • Can a writer be seen as a spectator, actor and witness of his own life? Are journals and autobiographical novels an escape from the fiction that is mass-produced in our world today? Autobiographies are considered a literary genre that is based on the honesty of the narrative act. Is an autobiography the voice of a personality or is it a story? Can this act be deprived of self-creation? Malta’s guest speaker is writer and lawyer Piotr Siemion, author of Niskie Łąki (2000), Finimondo (2004) and Dziennik roku Węża (2015).