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Jan Němec: The Possibilities of the Romance Novel

  • Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
  • When: October 11, 2019, 19:30 – 22:00

On love and writing in an age of digital sorrow.

Why do people get together? What do we love about one another? And why in that case do we break up? The writer, the author of an acclaimed novel about František Drtikol, Dějiny světla (The History of Light), is bringing out a new book after six years, Možnosti milostného románu (The Possibilities of the Romance Novel). This extensive text at the intersection of romance novel and essay on writing will be one of the major releases from publishers Host this autumn.

Chaired by Petr Vizina.


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