Event 39

Carlos Fonseca in conversation with Natalie Haynes

Untold Microcosms: Latin American Writers in the British Museum

Venue: Hay Castle Clore Learning Space

The Central and South American collection at the British Museum contains approximately 62,000 objects, spanning ten thousand years of human history. The vast majority of this heritage is not displayed.

These objects are the subject of Untold Microcosms and his contribution, Heritage, a project resulting from the collaboration between the British Museum’s Santo Domingo Centre of Excellence for Latin American Research and Hay Festival. His previous work includes the novels Coronel Lágrimas and Museo Animal, the essay La lucidez del miope, which won the National Prize for Literature in Costa Rica.

Natalie Haynes is a writer, broadcaster and classicist.

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Carlos Fonseca in conversation with Natalie Haynes