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6:00 pm EST
October 3, 2021

Fiction

Twilight Zones of History (virtual)

The long arm of history reverberates through the fiction of three international stars—from internationally acclaimed Icelandic novelist, Sjón, who imagines how a young man turns to Nazi-inspired fascism in the 60s in his forthcoming novel, Red Milk (translated by Victoria Cribb); to Sheng Keyi, whose parable of Tienanmen Square’s official erasure, Death Fugue (translated by Shelley Bryant), is, ironically, banned in China; to Havana’s crime master, Leonardo Padura, whose new novel, The Transparency of Time (translated by Anna Kushner), travels through time to solve the mystery of a missing Black Madonna statue. Moderated by Eric Banks, Director of the New York Institute for the Humanities.

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