Esteemed Author Javier Cercas in Conversation

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsInstituto Cervantes welcomes Spanish novelist Javier Cercas to the Instituto Cervantes Auditorium on Tuesday, Dec. 4th for a discussion. Cercas is a celebrated Spanish novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. His best-known work, Soldados de Salamina (2001), has sold more than 500,000 copies in Spain, has been published in more than twenty languages, and was made into a feature film. His latest novel, Anatomía de un instante (The Anatomy of a Moment), is a chilling reconstruction of the attempted coup in the Spanish Parliament on 23 February 1981, when army insurgents sought to bring fascism back to democratic Spain. The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, or visit the Instituto Cervantes Auditorium at 31 W. Ohio St., or call 312-335-1996.

Comments are closed.