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  • Juan Gabriel Vásquez


  • Author Juan Gabriel Vásquez read from his work and participated in a moderated discussion with translator Anne McLean. Vásquez's latest novel, "The Sound of Things Falling" (El ruido de las cosas al caer) was published in English in 2012.

Event Date

  • November 21, 2013


  • -  Colombian born Juan Gabriel Vásquez is an accomplished novelist, whose work has been received with great admiration and has been translated to several languages. Aside from writing novels, short stories and essays, he has translated works from E.M. Forster, Victor Hugo and John Hersey into Spanish, is a regular contributor to various magazines and journals, and writes a weekly opinion column for the newspaper El Espectador. Vásquez received a Law degree from la Universidad del Rosario in Colombia and his Ph.D. in Literature from the Sorbonne in Paris.

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  • 1 hours 15 minutes 32 seconds

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