Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy: Jorge Semprún, by Soledad Fox Maura

Book presentation, 8 February 2019, Tamiment Library, New York, USA

Tamiment Library's first book talk of Spring 2019

Soledad Fox Maura will discuss her book Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy: Jorge Semprún (Skyhorse Publishing, 2018) on Friday, February 8 (4:30 PM) at the Tamiment Library. A reception with wine and cheese will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.

Soledad Fox Maura is a writer and Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at Williams College. She has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and a PhD in Comparative Literature from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of three books. Her work focuses on biography, and on the the intersections between literature, memoir, and history in the contexts of the Spanish Civil War, World War II, and the Cold War. Her latest book, Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy (Arcade 2018) is the first biography of Jorge Semprún, and explores the incredible life of a European hero who was an exile, French resistance fighter, Nazi camp survivor, novelist, political activist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter.

Date:
Friday, February 8, 2019

Time:
4:30pm - 6:00pm EST

Location:
The Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives 
Room: 10-03

Contact:

Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

70 Washington Square South, 10th Floor

New York, NY 10012

 

 

Posted: 
31/01/2019