Main Program: Héctor Abad: First Person

27 Oct 2017 11:45 - 12:45
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
NEKA. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

His brilliant depictions of contemporary Colombian society have won readers around the world. In Oblivion, the memoir of his father’s life and murder by Colombian paramilitaries, personal events are the foundation for an unforgettable exploration of equality and social justice. One of Latin America’s leading writers brings his reflections to the UWRF stage.

Penggambaran cemerlang karyanya tentang masyarakat Kolombia modern telah memenangkan pembaca di seluruh dunia. Di karya Oblivion, riwayat hidup dan pembunuhan ayahnya oleh para paramiliter Kolombia, peristiwa pribadi adalah fondasi untuk menjelajah kesetaraan dan keadilan sosial yang tak terlupakan. Salah satu penulis Amerika Latin yang terkemuka membawa pemikirannya ke panggung UWRF.


Sarah Kanowski

Sarah Kanowski presents ABC Radio National’s Books and Arts program on Fridays, and Best of Books and Arts on Saturdays. She has also worked on RN programs Weekend Arts, Late …

Héctor Abad

Héctor Abad is one of Colombia’s leading writers. He grew up in Medellín, where he studied medicine, philosophy and journalism. After being expelled from university for writing a defamatory text …

More like this

Main Program: One Thousand and One Writes

Hailing from Iran and creating a new chapter in diasporic literature, these writers have their roots in a literary tradition spanning two-and-a-half millennia. They’ll contemplate the influence of this heritage, …

Special Event: Women of Letters

In a world of Instagram Stories and Twitter foreign policy, has a handwritten letter ever been rarer? A literary fixture in Australia and New York, this unique evening and perennial …

Main Program: Jung Chang: Writing Modern China

Jung Chang’s seminal Wild Swans is considered to be the most widely read book on China, ever. A scholar and historian, she has returned to her place of birth as …