Austrian Cultural Forum

May 31, 2017 | 6:00 pm

Learn about power outage issues with the Austrian author, Marc Elsberg, who will showcase his techno-thriller book, Blackout. Since 2012 the book got translated into 17 languages and was sold nearly two million times. In February 2017 this bestseller has just been translated from German into English. The Times nominated it to the "Book of the Month". 

Berlin-based Marc Elsberg will be visiting the DC area to promote his book. His novel illustrates modern society’s interdependencies and vulnerabilities, dramatizing the consequences of a weeklong blackout caused by a hacker attack against European and U.S. power grids.

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 6:00 pm
Where: Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Court NW, Washington, DC, 20008
Tickets: General admission is free. After the lecture refreshments will be served.

If you can not make it on May 31, there will be another chance to see Marc Elsberg:

When: Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 6:00 pm
Where: Make Offices Clarendon, 3100 Clarendon Boulevard 200, Fourth floor, Arlington, VA 22201
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Or take the chance and see him at a bookstore event:

When: Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 11:00 am
Where: Winchester Book Gallery, 185N LoudonSt, Winchester, VA 22033

When: Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 5:00 pm
Where: Barnes & Noble, 12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr. Fairfax, VA 22033


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