Foto: Jim Kuhn
El Colectivo Magazine Reading Group offers the opportunity to talk about and discuss Spanish literature, imitating the traditional Spanish tertulia.
The reading group meets one Friday per month at 6.30pm in the Instituto Cervantes; it is free to join and you are welcome to come along to any session.
In order to participate, there is only one requirement: to have read the scheduled book.
These are the titles and the dates for the last four months of 2010
Friday 17 September, 6.30pm
- El general en su laberinto by Gabriel García Márquez
Friday 15 October, 6.30pm
- Un milagro en equilibrio by Lucía Etxebarría
Friday 19 November, 6.30pm
- Abril rojo de Santiago Roncagliolo
Friday 10 December, 6.30pm
- Los informantes by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
In collaboration with El Colectivo Magazine.
For more information: grupo(at)elcolectivolondres.com
And Other Stories has set a reading group up as well to discuss untranslated authors – but they’d like to have extracts in English where possible, to open it to people with little or no Spanish too.
The summer 2010 titles (recommended by a number of writers and translators) are by Argentinian and Spanish writers:
And Other Stories is pulling information and extracts in English on the authors where possible.
Here’s where more information on the authors is / will go:
And here’s the link to the Spanish-language reading group.