18:15 - 19:30
Europa House and online
Panelists Saori Kuramoto（literary critic）and Margis Matsuura（Estonian reader, Researcher of Japanese literature) discuss the best-selling Estonian novel "The Man who Spoke Snakish", its reception in Europe and in Japan, where a translation was published earlier this year. Yuko Tanaka (editor of the Japanese edition) will facilitate the discussion.
Andrus Kivirähk is one of Estonia’s most highly regarded contemporary writers. A journalist by profession, he is known for his satirical newspaper columns and his bestselling novels. A popular board game has been created on the basis of his novel The Man Who Spoke Snakish, which is his first book ever to appear in English. He lives in Tallinn, Estonia.