Sweat & Poetry

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Finnish authors Harri Hertell and Katariina Vuorinen sit inside a mobile sauna near the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (in background at right), presenting spoken word poetry from Finland during the Frankfurt Bookfair.
(Photo taken Oct. 8)

A Finnish Artist

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Rosa Liksom from Finland at her photo exhibition named “Burka”, depicting women in blue Afghan burkas in Finnish landscape. The versatile artist is also present at the Frankfurt Book Fair (Oct 8 thru 12) with her new book named ‘Compartment No. 6’ (‘Hytti nro 6’ in Finnish, ‘Abteil Nr.6’ in German).
(This portrait shooting with the very friendly artist took about two minutes, just before the exhibition was opened.)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie during her sold-out reading at the Literaturhaus in Frankfurt, May 12, starting her reading tour through Germany. She presented her new novel ‘Americanah’, first published in 2013 and winning the National Book Critics Circle Award (NBCC).