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Special lecture: “Classic vs. Contemporary American Literature”
December 1 @ 18:00 - 19:30Free
Are you iterested in classic and contemporary American literature? Would you like to learn more about U.S. authors, books and fiction trends? Join us for a special lecture by Sergio De La Pava, a prominent American author, who will share his knowledge and vision of American literature and tell us his story of becoming an author.
Sergio De La Pava is an American novelist born and raised in New Jersey, to parents who immigrated from Colombia. He is best known for his novel A Naked Singularity. The book was named one of the 10 best works of fiction of 2012 by The Wall Street Journal. A Naked Singularity went on to win the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize from PEN American as the best debut novel of 2013. His second novel Personae was published in 2013. Mr. De La Pava also is a lawyer, and continues to work as a public defender in Manhattan.
Open to all levels and ages.