On September 22 Hanne Orstavik will be talking about her first novel published in English, The Blue Room by Peirene Press. Orstavik is one of the leading Norwegian writers at the moment. She won the Dobloug Prize in 2002 and the Brage Prize in 2004. Her books have been translated into 15 languages. The Blue Room explores sex, masochism, fantasies of female submission, religion, and a tormenting mother-daughter relationship. Don’t miss out!