abertura 2024

10 Feb

Can a democracy establish itself without a critical mass of citizens? What’s the role of civil society? And what can a writer do?

A conversation between Alberto Manguel and the writer Javier Cercas.

Talks presented by Espaço Atlântida – Centre for the Study of the History of Reading together with the bookstore Palavra de viajante. Free admission (talks will be in spanish)



Javier Cercas (Cáceres, 1962) is a Spanish writer, translator and nd professor of Spanish literature at the University of Girona, Spain. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages and won several awards, such as the National Prize for Literature, the City of Barcelona Prize, The Independent Prize Foreign Fiction. In 2011 he was awarded the International Prize of the Turin Book Fair for his body of work.