Soldiers, Gramophones, and Brecht: A Literary Conversation
When: Thursday, May 1
Where: Instituto Cervantes New York: 211–215 East 49th St.
What time: 2:30–3:30 p.m.
With Saša Stanišić and Gonçalo M. Tavares
Free and open to the public. No reservations.
Cosponsored by Instituto Cervantes and Consulate General of Spain
Whimsy and playfulness with language, setting, and point of view can often be effective ways to address difficult topics. Young novelists Saša Stanišić, born in 1978 in the former Yugoslavia, and Portuguese writer Gonçalo M. Tavares, who won the 2005 Saramago Prize for writers under 35, discuss literary technique and tackling the big issues.