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The Secret Lives of Cities

May 1, 2008 I Instituto Cervantes I New York City

With Yousef Al-Mohaimeed, Juan de Recacoechea, Joshua Furst, and Francisco Goldman; moderated by Matt Weiland

•  Entire Event

•  Juan de Recacoechea reads from American Visa
•  Joshua Furst reads from The Sabotage Cafe
•  Francisco Goldman reads from The Long Night of White Chickens

Explore the underbellies of four very different cities: novelists Juan de Recacoechea, Yousef Al-Mohaimeed, Francisco Goldman, and Joshua Furst guide us through the alleyways and crime scenes of La Paz, Guatemala City, Riyadh, and Minneapolis.

Cosponsored by Instituto Cervantes, the Consulate General of Spain, and The Paris Review

From the PEN Blogs

• Ravi Shankar
Riyadh. Minneapolis. La Paz. Guatamala City. As Paris Review editor and panel moderated Matt Wieland rightly pointed out, this is likely the first time on earth that the four aforementioned cities have been yoked together on a panel. [More]

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