Fatos Lubonja will be in the UK this month to promote his book, The False Apocalypse: from Stalinism to Capitalism
The False Apocalypse: from Stalinsim to Capitalism by Fatos Lubonja, translated by John Hodgson.
This unique and disturbing work concerns the events of 1997, a tragic year in the history of post-communist Albania. After the world’s most isolated country emerged from Stalinist dictatorship and opened to capitalism, many people fell prey to fraudsters who invited them to invest in so-called ‘pyramid schemes’. At the start of 1997, these pyramids crumbled one after another causing wide-spread demonstrations and protests.
Author Fatos Lubonja will appear at a number of events across the UK in October to celebrate the launch of The False Apocalypse in English translation:
• LONDON – Fatos Lubonja in conversation with translator John Hodgson at London School of Economics, Cowdray House, Portugal Street, on Wednesday 15 October, 6pm
• LONDON – ‘Internal Exiles’: Fatos Lubonja (Albania), Peter Kristufek (Slovakia) and Francesca Rhydderch (Wales) in conversation with Rebecca Gould at the Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Rod, EC1R, on Thursday 16 October, 6.30pm
• CARDIFF – A PEN Cymru Reception with Fatos Lubonja at the Cameo Club on Friday 17 October, 7pm. This will be followed by a discussion on International Fiction with Peter Krištúfek, Francesca Rhydderch and Fatos Lubonja at 8pm
• ILKLEY – Fatos Lubonja and Peter Krištúfek in conversation at Rombalds Hotel on Sunday 19 October, 3pm. Part of the Ilkley Literature Festival
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