This is pretty special. We're beyond delighted to have Sjón coming to see us at Review on 2nd July. A celebrated Icelandic novelist, Sjón won the Nordic Council's Literary Prize for his novel 'The Blue Fox' and the novel 'From The Mouth Of The Whale' was shortlisted for both the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.
His latest novel 'Moonstone – The Boy Who Never Was' was awarded the 2013 Icelandic Literary Prize.
Also a poet, librettist and lyricist, he has published nine poetry collections, written four opera librettos and lyrics for various artists. In 2001 he was nominated for an Oscar for his lyrics in the film Dancer In The Dark. Sjón is the president of the Icelandic PEN Centre and former chairman of the board of Reykjavik, UNESCO city of Literature. His novels have been published in thirty five languages.
He's only got three U/K Dates in his diary so make sure you book asap as tickets are strictly limited. Tickets cost £5 which includes a glass of wine and £5 off a copy of Moonstone.