Rendez-vous de l'Institut: The Fellows' Series

Eduardo Halfon:
Story and History: Bleeding into Fiction

  • Thu, January 16, 2020 | 6:30 p.m.
  • Reid Hall | 4, rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris
  • Free and open to the public

In the writings of Eduardo Halfon—whether they be about his Polish grandfather’s story of survival in Auschwitz, or about his Lebanese grandfather’s personal ordeal during the long and bloody Guatemalan civil war—a small part of his family history is played out before a much larger backdrop, and something very real bleeds into fiction.