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Monday, October 9 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Infinite Man: A Celebration of Pablo Neruda

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Co-presented by City Lights Booksellers & Publishers

Celebrate of the publication of two newly translated books from Pablo Neruda’s early career, Venture of the Infinite Man (City Lights) and Book of Twilght (Copper Canyon), with writer/translators Forrest Gander, William O’Daly, Jessica Powell, and Mark Eisner. Includes hosted wine bar. $15 adv / door

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Mark Eisner

Somehow I've spent much of the past two decades working on projects related to Pablo Neruda, beginning by developing, editing, and contributing translations to City Lights’ 2004 The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems. The latest, Neruda: The Biography of a Poet (Ecco), was a Finalist... Read More →
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Forrest Gander

Forrest Gander was born in the Mojave Dessert and grew up in Virginia. He is a writer and translator with degrees in geology and English literature. Among his recent books are Eiko & Koma and two anthologies: Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century and Pinholes in the Night... Read More →
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William O'Daly

A resident of the Sierra Nevada foothills, William O'Daly is a poet, translator, and fiction writer. He has published eight books of translation of the late and posthumous poetry of Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, and most recently Neruda's first volume, Book of Twilight... Read More →
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Jessica Powell

Jessica Powell has translated numerous Latin American authors, including works by César Vallejo, Jorge Luis Borges, Ernesto Cardenal, Maria Moreno, Ana Lidia Vega Serova and Edmundo Paz Soldán. Her translation (with Suzanne Jill Levine) of Adolfo Bioy Casares and Silvina Ocampo's... Read More →



Monday October 9, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Odin Room, Swedish American Hall 2174 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94114