Visit from Leonardo Padura, Cuba's Greatest Living Author

Lecture | October 26 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 Leonardo Padura, Writer

 Townsend Center for the Humanities, Department of History, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UC-Cuba Educational Initiative

Leonardo Padura, Cuba's most distinguished living author, winner of numerous international literary prizes, including the Asturias Prize (called Spain's "Literary Nobel Prize"), and author of several novels and essays, including the detective series The Four Seasons of Havana, which has also been adapted as a Netflix series, will read from his work and be interviewed on-stage on Friday, October 26 at 5pm in the Townsend Center's Geballe Room at UC Berkeley.

There will also be a screening of a documentary film about Padura and his work on Tuesday, October 23rd in 3335 Dwinelle at 5pm.

Both events are free and open to the public.