Fri, Jan 26, 2007 - Page 13 News List

Artistry and authority

With a stellar line-up of writers, this year's Taipei Book Fair is opening up the world of Russian literature and culture

By Noah Buchan  /  STAFF REPORTER

Event notes:

What: 15th Taipei International Book Fair and Exhibition

Where: Taipei World Trade Center (台北世貿中心)

When: Jan. 30 to Feb. 4

Lectures by Russian authorS

Andrei Bitov

Topic: Ways to define literature

* Wednesday, 2pm to 2:45pm

* Hall 1, Theme Square

Victor Erofeyev

Topic: The writer without literature

* Thursday, 3pm to 3:45pm

* Hall 1, Acitivity Center 2

Yury Poliakov

Topic: The subject of the family in the novel form and how it reflects the Russian Revolution

* Wednesday, 3pm to 3:45pm

* Hall 1, Activity Center 2

Sergey Lukyanenko

Topic: Asian perspectives on European myth

* Thursday, 12:30pm to 2pm

* Hall 1, Theme Square

Eduard Uspensky

Topic: Are computers the friend or enemy of the authors of children's books?

* Friday, Feb. 2, 1pm to 1:45pm

* Hall 1, Activity Center 2

Tickets: Evening pass NT$50; full-day pass NT$100; full-week pass NT$180

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