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Olivier Kugler

Guardian G2: The Hay Edition 4. Picture Editing and Illustration

Hay Festival 2005, 
See above [118], [123], [129], below [143].

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Rodrigo Blanco Calderón en conversación con Guillermo Núñez

Querétaro 2016, 

Rodrigo Blanco Calderón (Venezuela) es autor de tres libros de relatos: Una larga fila de hombres, Los invencibles y Las rayas. En 2007 fue seleccionado para formar parte del colectivo Bogotá 39, que reconocía a los mejores 39 escritores latinoamericanos menores de 39 años. Rodrigo ha publicado recientemente The Night, obra situada en la convulsa Venezuela actual que muchos describen como una de las mejores descripciones de la situación del país. La novela ha ganado el prestigioso premio Rive Gauche 2016 en Francia y ha sido traducida a varios idiomas. En conversación con el editor Guillermo Núñez.

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Alice Morrison

My 1,001 Nights: Tales and Adventures from Morocco

Hay Festival 2019, 

When Alice Morrison first headed out to Morocco, it was to take on one of the most daunting challenges: to run in the famous Marathon des Sables. But as soon as she settled in a flat in Marrakesh she was won over by the people, the spectacular scenery and the ancient alleyways of the souk. Soon she was hiking over the Atlas Mountains, joining nomads to sample their timeless way of life as they crossed the Sahara desert, and finding peace in a tranquil oasis. Alice came to fame with her BBC Two series Morocco to Timbuktu. Chaired by Kitty Corrigan.

Alice Morrison

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The Colonel Who Would Not Repent

Dhaka 2014, 
Salil Tripathi's new bookis about the far-reaching consequences of Bangladesh's brutal birth. He is in conversation with freedom fighter A Qayyum Khan, marking the launch of his book In Bangladesh.

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Carlos Dada, Francisco Goldman y Sergio Ramírez en conversación con Arturo Wallace

Hablemos de Centroamérica

Arequipa 2016, 
Tiempos convulsos para el mundo… y para Centroamérica. A pesar de las dificultades a las que se enfrentan los habitantes de esta región, la producción cultural y literaria no cesa. Tres escritores y periodistas conversan con Arturo Wallace sobre lo que está sucediendo en la región. Con Carlos Dada (El Salvador), Francisco Goldman (Estados Unidos / Guatemala) y Sergio Ramírez (Nicaragua).
Carlos Dada, Francisco Goldman y Sergio Ramírez en conversación con Arturo Wallace

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Celluloid Blues

Dhaka 2013, 
The trails of screen writing. Nasiruddin Yousuff and Catherine Masud, with Lotte Hoek.

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Blitzed. Drugs in Nazi Germany. Norman Ohler in conversation with Diego Rabasa

Querétaro 2017, 

The historian Norman Ohler (Germany) is the author of Blitzed. Drugs in Nazi Germany (2016), a book that analyses the systematic and organized consumption of drugs in the army and by high officials in the 3rd Reich, from the rank and file to Hitler himself. He will talk to Diego Rabasa about this practice, widespread among the Nazis, which had historical consequences whose effects we are still living with today. 

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Roman Shleinov talks to Asne Seierstad

The Index Anna Politkovskaya Memorial

Hay Festival 2007, 
The Editor of Novaya Gazetta and friend of the assassinated journalist, Anna Politkovskaya, talks about freedom of expression in Putin's Russia

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Elvira Navarro y Jorge Alberto Gudiño con César Silva Márquez

Xalapa 2014, 

La española Elvira Navarro, considerada una de las 22 mejores voces narrativas menores de 35 años en lengua española por la revista Granta, es autora de La ciudad en invierno y La ciudad feliz. El escritor mexicano Jorge Alberto Gudiño es autor de Los trenes nunca van hacia el este, Con amor, tu hija y su última novela, Instrucciones para mudar un pueblo; es además profesor universitario y crítico literario, conocido por su labor al frente del programa radiofónico La Tertulia y por sus colaboraciones para revistas como Rolling Stone.
Con el apoyo de Acción Cultural Española

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Jung Chang

Mao: The Unknown Story

Hay Festival 2005, 
The Wild Swans author launches her revelatory and shocking study of Mao Tse Tung, in conversation with Rosie Boycott.

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Raj Persaud

The Motivated Mind

Hay Festival 2005, 
What distinguishes Donald Trump from this year's failed diet? The psychiatrist investigates the latest psychological research on motivation, proposing startling conclusions.

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Zizou Corder, Ann Halam, Stuart Hill

The Story Journey

Hay Festival 2005, 
Louisa Young, one half of Zizou Corder, has created the best-selling trilogy Lion Boy, the glorious and exotic adventures of the boy who can speak Cat. Ann Halam's most recent heroine embarks on an epic journey throught snow, ice, science and fairy tale in the dazzling Siberia. Stuart Hill's Cry of the Icemark, followed the wondrous adventures of Thirrin Strong-in-the-Arm as she travels across the Land-of-the-Ghosts to the frozen Hub of the World. 
(Age 12+)

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Patricia Lara and Francisco de Roux in conversation with Juan Carlos Pérez

War and peace, readings of the Colombian conflict

Cartagena 2019, 

The journalist Patricia Lara is the author of Adiós a la guerra. Una historia breve de los conflictos en Colombia, a book that transcends the nature of Colombia’s internal conflict in its current state, going back to the wars of the 19th century, contextualizing them from the origin of the transition to be a republic today. The current president of the Truth Commission, Francisco de Roux, is a Jesuit priest who has dedicated his life to the cause of peace in Colombia. In 2018 he published La audacia de la paz imperfecta, in which he talks about his experiences as a mediator in the armed conflict, as a target both for guerillas and paramilitaries, about the year that followed the signature of the agreements, and the visit of Pope Francis to Colombia. They will be in conversation with the journalist Juan Carlos Pérez in a talk which is an invitation to peace.

Patricia Lara and Francisco de Roux in conversation with Juan Carlos Pérez

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Katja Petrowskaja talks to Philippe Sands

Maybe Esther

Hay Festival 2019, 

An interview with the author of the international bestselling memoir. Petrowskaja’s family story is inextricably entangled with the history of 20th-century Europe. There is her great-uncle, who shot a German diplomat in Moscow in 1932 and was sentenced to death. There is her Ukrainian grandfather, who disappeared during WWII and reappeared forty years later. And there is her great-grandmother – whose name may or may not have been Esther – who was too old and frail to leave Kiev when the Jews there were rounded up, and was killed by a Nazi outside her house. Philippe Sands is author of the Baillie Gifford Prize-winning East West Street.

Katja Petrowskaja talks to Philippe Sands

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Glyn Maxwell

The Sugar Mile

Hay Festival 2005, 
In Blitz London and contemporary New York, the poet explores the effects and experiences of conflict, terror, resilience, community and faith.

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Robin Day

Speaking for Myself

Hay Festival 1999, 
An afternoon with the grand inquisitor recounting his speeches of yore. Toasts are proposed, anecdotes are told, and legs are pulled. The gallery of friends he addresses include Morecombe and Wise, Ted Heath, Margaret Thatcher, Geoffrey Howe, and John Cole.

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One on One

Dhaka 2013, 
Romesh Gunesekera with MK Aaref.

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Beyond Modernism

Dhaka 2013, 

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Enzo Cormann en conversación con Raphaël Meltz

Querétaro 2016, 

El dramaturgo, actor, poeta y escritor francés Enzo Cormann es uno de los mejores exponentes de la tradición teatral que busca lo poético y lo dramático del momento representado, a través de montajes en los que la complicidad entre los actores y el público definen lo que acontece. Director del departamento de escritura dramática en la prestigiosa Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Techniques du Théâtre (Lyon), ha publicado numerosas obras de teatro así como varias novelas. En conversación con Raphaël Meltz.

Se ofrecerá traducción del francés al español

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Daniel Butler

Hawks and Man: The Romance with Raptors through the Ages

Hay Festival 2005, 
The local author, falconer and historian takes flight.

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Jonathan Coe, Meir Shalev, Nick Laird

New Fiction

Hay Festival 2005, 
Coe introduces The Closed Circle, his sequel to The Rotter's Club. Israeli novelist Shalev discusses The Blue Mountain and Four Meals. Laird introduces his contemprary comedy adventure Utterly Monkey. Chaired by Paul Blezard.

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James Fenton, Timothy Garton Ash, Darryl Pinckney

The Writer Looks at the World

Hay Festival 1999, 
A panel discussion with three New York Review of Books contributors who will discuss the risks  of arriving at a viewpoint when writing about an event, as well as airing their views of fairness, accuracy and judgment.

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Julie Myerson, Esther Freud

Hay Festival 2003, 
New fiction from two of Britain's most accomplished novelists at the height of their form. Myerson's Something Might Happen is an utterly compelling emotional thriller set in Southwold in the aftermath of a murder. Freud previews her forthcoming The Sea House.

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Jesús Ruiz Mantilla in conversation with Paolo Vasile

TELEVISION: A DEBATE

Segovia 2018, 

Paolo Vasile, CEO of Mediaset, is one of the most important and controversial communication entrepreneurs in Europe. His sincere, raw and untamed vision of the world of television as leader of Cuatro and Telecinco will serve as the axis to the conversation he will have with the writer and journalist of El País, Jesús Ruiz Mantilla. 

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Cristina Manzano and Sam Wilkin in conversation with Andy Mackay

Segovia 2018, 
Throughout the world coexistence is continuously scrutinised in present democracies for the inequality between the elite and the rest of society. Cristina Manzano, journalist specialised in global matters and director of the digital medium EsGlobal, and Brown University Professor Sam Wilkin, author of Wealth Secrets of the One Percent: A Modern Manual to Getting Marvellously, Obscenely Rich, discuss the status of these significant current affairs with Andy Mackay, director of the British Council in Spain.