Off-Imagination – David Mitchell
It is with great joy that Alto and the Morrin Centre invite you to a rare meeting with David Mitchell, Wednesday, November 23 at 6:30 p.m., at the Morrin Centre. In his special tour of Quebec City and Montreal for the release of his most recent novel, UTOPIA AVENUE, the award-winning author of THE BONE CLOCKS and SLADE HOUSE will be honoring us by taking part in an interview focusing on his unique and extraordinary literary universe.
This FREE event, presented in English, will be followed by a signing session. David Mitchell’s books (in English and French) will be available on location, thanks to La Maison Anglaise bookstore.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The gifted writer of genres-bending novels, David Mitchell has an atypical and breathtaking literary career. The New Yorker magazine compared him to Nabokov and Saramago and says that he is “one of the few writers whose disposition for artifice is truly supernatural”. He was shortlisted twice for the Man Booker Prize, notably for CLOUD ATLAS, which was adapted for the screen in 2012 by Lilly and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer. He also co-wrote the final episode of the Netflix series Sens8 (2018) as well as Matrix Resurrections, the final chapter in The Matrix series (2021). In 2018, he received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence which honors an author’s entire body of work. His books THE THOUSAND AUTUMN OF JACOB DE ZOET, THE BONE CLOCKS, and SLADE HOUSE are also published in French by Alto. UTOPIA AVENUE is his eighth novel.