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The VH Library at Book World Prague

  • Where: Book World, Výstaviště, Holešovice, Prague
  • When: May 10, 2019, 10:00 – May 11, 2019, 16:00

Friday 10 May 2019

10.00 Professional forum / Václav Havel: It’s Worth Doing!

Ceremonial presentation of Václav Havel: Má to smysl! (Václav Havel: It’s Worth Doing!), a book of interviews with Václav Havel conducted by journalists from around the world between 1964 and 1989. Its editors, Anna Freimanová and Tereza Johanidesová, will be in attendance. The event will also include readings from the 1987 one-act play The Pig, or Václav Havel´s Hunt for a Pig.

Saturday 11 May 2019

11.00 Cooking the Books in the foyer / Wild Boar on Venison, or Cooking With Václav Havel

Presentation of Kančí na dančím aneb Kuchařka Václava Havla (Wild Boar on Venison, or Cooking With Václav Havel), a book of recipes associated with Václav Havel, whether in the role of diner or highly idiosyncratic cook. The title will be introduced by Michael Žantovský. Come savour the aromas and tastes!

15.00  Literary hall / Václav Havel and Film

Launch of Václav Havel a film (Václav Havel and Film), a collection of film reviews, essays and screenplays written by Václav Havel in the years 1957–1989. Editors Jan Bernard and Anna Freimanová will take part. The event will take place in cooperation with the National Film Archive.


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