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Tuesday, October 10 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fifty Years of One Hundred Years of Solitude

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Help us mark the anniversary of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s masterpiece, first published in Buenos Aires in 1967. One Hundred Years of Solitude has been translated into 37 languages and is oft-considered, after Cervantes’ Don Quixote, the most important work in the history of Spanish literature. Featuring authors Achy Obejas and Scott Esposito, translator Stephen Kessler, and Stanford professor Ramón Saldívar. FREE

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Scott Esposito

Scott Esposito has worked in the field of translated literature for over a decade. He specializes in Latin American and Mitteleuropan literature. He is editor and founder of Conversational Reader and The Quarterly Conversation, as well as the Publicity Director and Senior Editor... Read More →
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Steven Kessler

Stephen Kessler is the author of ten books of original poetry, 16 books of literary translation, three collections of essays, and a novel, The Mental Traveler. He was the editor of The Redwood Coast Review, four-time winner of the California Library Association’s PR Excellence A... Read More →
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Achy Obejas

ACHY OBEJAS is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Ruins, Days of Awe, and three other books of fiction. She edited and translated (into English) the anthology Havana Noir, and has since translated Junot Díaz, Rita Indiana, Wendy Guerra, and many others. In 2014, she wa... Read More →
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Ramón Saldívar

Ramón Saldívar, professor of English and Comparative Literature and the Hoagland Family Professor of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama in 2012. He is Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Studies, and has served as Chair of the Department of English and the Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University. Currently the Burke Family Director of the Bing Overseas Studies Program at Stanford, he has also served as the Director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race... Read More →



Tuesday October 10, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Latino/Hispanic Room A, San Francisco Public Library 100 Larkin St., San Francisco CA

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