Mining the Human Spirit
The Booker Prizes will be celebrating The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enríquez, translated from Spanish by Megan McDowell, and published by Granta Books.
Their Edinburgh event: Mining the Human Spirit, will take place on Thursday 6 May from 7.30-8.30pm BST.
Enriquez and McDowell will talk with writer, editor and translator Daniel Hahn, renowned for his translations from Spanish and Portuguese and who has himself been shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for his English-language edition of Jose Eduardo Agualusa’s A General Theory of Oblivion.
This event also includes a short reading from The Dangers of Smoking in Bed performed by actor Lucy Phelps and directed by Blanche McIntyre on behalf of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Access this free online event here.