What Makes a Home?

When: Sunday, April 29
Where: Instituto Cervantes New York: 211–215 East 49th St.
What time: 4–5:30 p.m.

With Alain de Botton, Margriet de Moor, Carlos María Domínguez, Lee Stringer; moderated by Caro Llewellyn

Free and open to the public. No reservations.

Co-sponsored by Instituto Cervantes and the Consulate General of Spain

Philosopher Alain de Botton’s latest book, The Architecture of Happiness, looks at the spaces we live in and why some make us feel happier than others. In her novel Duke of Egypt, Margriet de Moor explores notions of home and permanence among Europe’s Sinti and Roma peoples. For Lee Stringer, places such as Grand Central Station, shelters, and tunnels were his home for more than a decade, while Carlos María Domínguez writes about a house made of books in his latest novel, The House of Paper.

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