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Category Archives: Biography at Arkadia

Advance booking: Special screening of This Way of Life by Barbara Sumner Burstyn &Tom Burstyn on Wednesday 6.10 at 6pm

Dear friend of Arkadia You are warmly invited to a special screening of This Way of Life by Barbara Sumner Burstyn and Tom Burstyn on Wednesday 6.10 at 6pm! Set against the imposing mountains and isolated beaches in a remote part of North Island, New Zealand, This Way of Life is an intimate portrait of […]

Thursday 23.9 at 6pm:Sibelius: A Composer’s Life and the Awakening of Finland by Glenda Dawn Goss

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to a very special evening. On Thursday 23.9 at 6 pm Dr Glenda Dawn Goss will talk about her recent, provocative biography, Sibelius: A Composer’s Life and the Awakening of Finland. Dr. Goss is an American musicologist who has lived and taught in Finland for a number […]

Thursday 16.9 at 6pm: A talk with Karmela Belinki, Journalist, Writer, Translator and Academic

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to a very special evening. Karmela Belinki has very kindly accepted to visit the bookshop  on Thursday 16.9 at 6pm. She will talk and read from her books and life in Finnish, Swedish and English. www.karmelabelinki.com. You are heartily welcome. Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi – Entrance is free and […]

Wednesday 8.9 at 6pm: Unteni Afrikka – Akseli G:n matka by Jan Blomstedt

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most warmly welcome to the presentation of Unteni Afrikka – Akseli G:n matka (The Africa of My Dreams – Akseli G’s Journey), a new collection of stories by Jan Blomstedt on Wednesday 8.9 at 6pm. Jan Blomstedt will be interviewed by filmmaker-photographer-writer Rax Rinnekangas. The public is also heartily […]

Wednesday 1.9 at 6pm: Anouilh, un auteur “ inconsolable et gai” de Anca Visdei

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly welcome to listen to French author Anca Visdei (www.ancavisdei.com)  talk of her new book ‘ Anouilh, un auteur “ inconsolable et gai” on Wednesday 1.9 at 6pm! The talk will be in French. The philosopher Gabriel Sandu will be the moderator. Bienvenue à tous! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi […]

Thursday 27.5 at 6pm: Leornardo da Vinci ja musiikki by Pekka Hongisto

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most heartily welcome to “Leonardo da Vinci and Music” by Philosopher Pekka Hongisto on Thursday 27.5 at 6pm. Pekka Hongisto will explain Leonardo da Vinci’s relationship to music and present a wide range of pictures, drawings and quotes. And there will be music as well! The talk will be […]

Tuesday 18.5 at 6pm: A talk in Swedish “Writing for Grown ups” with Agneta von Esssen

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most welcome to “Writing for Grown ups” on Tuesday 18.5 at 6pm. Elisabeth Nordgren, cultural editor and critic at Hufvudstadsbladet, will interview Agneta von Essen about her recent books that focus on staying alert in an ever changing world. The interview will be in Swedish, but the discussion will be multilingual. […]

Friday 16.10 at 6pm: Paula ja Katarina Anhava keskustelevat Katarina Anhavan kirjasta ”Eläinlääkärin muistelmat – Bertil Henrikssonin elämä sodassa ja rauhassa” (ilm.2007).

    Dear friend of Arkadia,   You are very welcome to the bookshop to listen to Paula and Katarina Anhava discuss Katarina Anhava’s delightful  and fascinating book ”Eläinlääkärin muistelmat” on Friday 16.10 at 6pm! Paula ja Katarina Anhava keskustelevat Katarina Anhavan kirjasta ”Eläinlääkärin muistelmat – Bertil Henrikssonin elämä sodassa ja rauhassa” (ilm.2007). Note:  The […]