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Emmanuel Carrère in conversation with Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Arequipa 2020 , 

The award-winning author and screenwriter, Emmanuel Carrère, is the author of numerous novels, including major works such as Lives Other Than My Own (2009), a powerful work that reflects on illness, justice, life and death; Limónov (2011), a fictionalized biography of the controversial Russian writer, Eduard Limonov; and The Kingdom (2014), an engaging novel that contrasts the origins of Christianity with modern life. His most recent book published in Spanish, 97,196 Words: Essays (2019), is a collection of published articles and literary essays written between 1990 and 2015, in which the author describes trips to Romania and Sri Lanka, reflects on the work of writers such as H.P. Lovecraft and Philip K. Dick, and ponders the male and the female. We will find out more about this author’s extraordinary body of work from him, in conversation with the Colombian author Juan Gabriel Vásquez.