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Penguin Books Authors at Open Book Festival 2013 (7-11 September)

The 2013 Open Book Festival is being held in Cape Town from Saturday 7 to Wednesday 11 September. Penguin Books authors to look out for at the festival include Emma van der Vliet, Michéle Rowe, Jeremy Nell, Tan Twan Eng, Mamphela Ramphele, Sean Newman, Peter Piegl, Gareth Crocker, Patrick deWitt, Damien Brown, Marli Roode, Martinique Stilwell and Karin Brynard.

Thirty Second WorldWhat Hidden LiesThe Garden of Evening MistsConversations with My Sons and DaughtersGlenn AgliottiNever Let Go

The Sisters BrothersBand-Aid for a Broken LegCall It DogThinking Up a Hurricane

Saturday 7 September

TRAVEL WRITING TODAY
Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 12 PM to 1 PM
Price: R30
Justin Fox, Sihle Khumalo and Martinique Stilwell talk to Don Pinnock.

PATRICK DEWITT
Venue: Fugard Annexe 1
Time: 12 PM to 1 PM
Price: R30
Book Lounger Werner Pretorius discusses Sisters Brothers with Patrick deWitt.

CAPE TOWN VS JOBURG
Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 4 PM to 5 PM
Price: R30
Mike Nicol (CT), Margie Orford (CT), Gareth Crocker (JHB) and Angela Makholwa (JHB) talk to Jacqui L’Ange about their recently published crime novels.

MSF PRESENTS DAMIEN BROWN
Venue: Fugard Annexe 1
Time: 4 PM to 5 PM
Price: R30
Medecins Sans Frontieres presents Damien Brown in discussion with Dawn Garisch about his memoir, Band-Aid for a Broken Leg.

WRITERS SPORTS 1
Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 8 PM to 9 PM
Price: R30
Lauren Beukes, Imraan Coovadia, Gareth Crocker, Sarah Lotz, Niq Mhlongo, Fiona Snyckers and Will Storr write live on stage. Audience suggests style and genre! MC – Ben Williams

Sunday 8 September

ALL IN THE FAMILY
Venue: Fugard Theatre
Time: 10 AM to 11 AM
Price: R40
Mamphela Ramphele and Hlumelo Biko discuss their respective books and the state of the nation. Chaired by Mervyn Sloman.

BOOK CLUB MORNING 1 (NON-FICTION)
Venue: Book Lounge
Time: 10 AM to 11 AM
Price: Free entry
Damien Brown, Will Storr & Frank Westerman talk to Jane Raphaely about their latest works of non-fiction.

GLENN AGLIOTTI: A BIOGRAPHY
Venue: Fugard Theatre
Time: 14.00 – 15.00
Price: R40
Sean Newman & Peter Piegl authors of Glenn Agliotti: A Biography, join Agliotti under Judge Dennis Davis’s spotlight.

COMICS FEST: GIANT SLAYERS
Venue: Homecoming Centre – Workshop
Time: 4 PM to 5 PM
Price: Free entry
Political Cartooning: Jeremy Nell, Rico and Zapiro discuss political commentary with John Curtis.

MARLI ROODE
Venue: Fugard Annexe 1
Time: 4 PM to 5 PM
Price: R30
Jacqui L’Ange interviews Marli Roode about her acclaimed debut novel, Call it Dog.

Monday 9 September

HONGER VIR MISDAADFIKSIE?
Venue: Fugard Theatre
Time: 10 AM to 11 AM
Price: R40
Uitgewer Etienne Bloemhof gesels met Kerneels Breytenbach, die gesoute Afrikaanse misdaadskrywers Deon Meyer en Karin Brynard en nuweling Ilza Roggeband oor hul nuutste misdaadromans en die groeiende gewildheid van dié genre.

SISTERS BROTHERS – A LIVE PERFORMANCE
Venue: Fugard Theatre
Time: 8 PM to 9 PM
Price: R90
Words by Patrick deWitt, music by Gerald Clark and the Deadmen.

Tuesday 10 September

BOOK CLUB MORNING 3
Venue: Book Lounge
Time: 10 AM to 11 AM
Price: Free entry
Patrick DeWitt, Nthikeng Mohlele and Sunjeev Sahota talk to Sean O Toole about their latest novels.

SERIAL WRITING
Venue: Fugard Annexe 2
Time: 6 PM to 7 PM
Price: R30
Deon Meyer, Mike Nicol and Fiona Snyckers talk to Michele Rowe about writing series and keeping characters alive.

MSF PRESENTS DAMIEN BROWN
Venue: Stellenbosch University, Lecture Hall 7, Teaching Building, Tygerberg Campus
Time: 7 PM to 8 PM
Price: Free entry
Damien Brown discusses Band-aid for a Broken Leg. RSVP: brett.sandler@joburg.msf.org

Wednesday 11 September

BOOK CLUB MORNING 4
Venue: Book Lounge
Time: 10 AM to 11 AM
Price: Free entry
Mukoma wa Ngugi, Ian Rankin and Michele Rowe talk to Megan Hitchin about their latest novels.

BOOK CLUB MORNING 5
Venue: Book Lounge
Time: 12 PM to 1 PM
Price: Free entry
NoViolet Bulawayo, Marli Roode and Kamila Shamsie talk to Nelleke de Jager.

TAKEN BY SURPRISE
Venue: Fugard Annexe 1
Time: 2 PM to 3 PM
Price: R30
Patrick deWitt, Charlie Human and Emma van der Vliet discuss making you laugh when you least expect it. Chaired by Diane Awerbuck.

TIME AND PLACE
Venue: Fugard Annexe 1
Time: 4 PM to 5 PM
Price: R30
Henrietta Rose-Innes discusses researching the novel with Claire Robertson, Kamila Shamsie and Tan Twan Eng.

MSF PRESENTS DAMIEN BROWN
Venue: UCT, New Learning Centre, Health Sciences Campus
Time: 7 PM to 8 PM
Price: Free entry
Damien Brown discusses Band-aid for a Broken Leg. RSVP: brett.sandler@joburg.msf.org

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