Books & Literature

BOOK TALK: "Millennium in Belgrade", by Vladimir Pistalo

Tuesday 26th March 2019 — 7:00pm to 9:30pm

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The Alliance Française de Washington in partnership with the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Embassy of Serbia is proud to present “Millennium in Belgrade” by Vladimir Pistalo as part of DC Francophonie FestivalThe novel has been shortlisted for the prestigious French literary award for translated fiction "Prix Femina" (2018)Presentation will be held in English, some excerpts from the book will be recited in French.  

ABOUT THE LECTURER: Vladimir Pistalo, the most translated Serbian author, was born in Sarajevo in 1960. Pistalo got his PhD in American History at the University of New Hampshire. Before immigrating to the United States in 1993, he worked as a journalist and critically commented on the bloody destruction of Yugoslavia in his column in the “Vreme” magazine. Vladimir Pistalo published 12 books of fiction ranging from poetic prose to novels and is currently teaching US and World history at Becker College in Massachusetts.

Event in English. Glass of wine after the event.

AFDC Member / Culture Pass: FREE           

General Admission: FREE

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2-hour street parking from 7:30am to 8:30pm.

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