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  • Jorge Amado 100th Anniversary Event


    Penguin Classics - Jorge Amado 100th Anniversary Event

    Join legendary translator Gregory Rabassa and award-winning novelist Rivka Galchen in a lively discussion and reading that celebrates what would have been the Brazilian author’s one-hundredth birthday and the publication, by Penguin Classics, of two new translations of Amado’s masterworks: The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray and The Discovery of America by the Turks. The program includes a clip from João Moreira Salles’s documentary Jorge Amado (1995).

    September 13, 2012 7:00 p.m.

    Admission Fee: FREE for AS and QSSI Members; $10.00 for non-members.


    Presented by the Americas Society, the Spanish Institute, and Penguin Classics. In English. 

    SPECIAL OFFER: Attend the program and get copies of the two Jorge Amado books published by Penguin Classics at a discounted price. For further details,click here (Americas Society members) or here (non-members).

Virgin with Peruvian Indians,
late 18th-early 19th c., Peru, Oil on wood