I’m sure you’ve heard by now that New Directions reissued a whole bunch of beautiful Clarice Lispector books last year, and now they’re being featured in the first Bridge Series event of 2013, presenting Johnny Lorenz and Idra Novey, the translators of (respectively) A Breath of Life and The Passion According to G.H. The incredible Ukranian-born Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector is one of the most exciting novelists ever (and also check out her biography by Benjamin Moser). This should be a very special evening, especially since the two translators will be joined by their publisher, Barbara Epler, who is herself a wonderful speaker (not to mention editor).
If you don’t know about The Bridge yet, you can read up on it here.
The Lispector Bridge will be taking place tomorrow, Jan. 23 at the Center for Fiction at 17 E. 47th Street (btw Grand Central & Lexington/53rd). RSVPs are requested at 212-755-6710 or by e-mail.