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Readings and Conversation with Ivan Vladislavić and Andy Tepper

October 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Join Archipelago Books for an evening of conversation with author Ivan Vladislavić and Vanity Fair staff writer Anderson Tepper. In addition to discussion, there will be readings from Vladislavić’s newest title, The Folly.


Ivan Vladislavić was born in Pretoria in 1957 and lives in Johannesburg, where he works as a writer and editor. His books include the novels The Restless Supermarket, The Exploded View and Double Negative, and a compendium of short stories titled Flashback Hotel. In 2006, he published Portrait with Keys, a sequence of documentary texts on Johannesburg. He has edited books on architecture and art, and sometimes works with artists and photographers. TJ/Double Negative, a joint project with photographer David Goldblatt, received the 2011 Kraszna-Krausz Award for best photography book. His work has also won the Sunday Times Fiction Prize, the Alan Paton Award, the University of Johannesburg Prize, and, most recently, a 2015 Windham Campbell Prize for fiction.

Anderson Tepper is on the staff of Vanity Fair and has written on books and authors for a variety of publications, includingThe New York Times Book Review, Tin House, Words Without Borders, and The Paris Review Daily. He is also on advisory committees for both the Brooklyn Book Festival’s international stage and PEN World Voices, where he has moderated conversations with the authors Nuruddin Farah, Ben Okri, Rian Malan, and José Eduardo Agualusa, among others.


October 6, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm