Crossing Borders

When: Friday, May 2
Where: Instituto Cervantes New York: 211–215 East 49th St.
What time: 3:30–5:00 p.m.

With Ana Castillo, Lieve Joris, Daniel Kehlmann, and Gonçalo M. Tavares; moderated by Lila Azam Zanganeh

Free and open to the public. No reservations.

Cosponsored by Instituto Cervantes and the Consulate General of Spain

A discussion about boundaries—both physical and psychological—and a journey across borders into the cartography of different lands with Daniel Kehlmann, whose novel Measuring the World is the best-selling novel in German since Patrick Süskind’s Perfume; Lieve Joris, one of Europe’s leading travel writers, who has written widely of her journeys in the Middle East and Africa; and novelist Gonçalo M. Tavares, who teaches the theory of knowledge at the University of Lisbon. They’ll be joined by Le Monde’s Lila Azam Zanganeh.

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