He Former Minister of Health and Education Alejandro Gaviria will be this Friday June 9 at the first Valledupar Book Fair (FELVA) presenting his most recent literary work “I don’t expect to make that trip.”
In this text, Gaviria captured the adventures of four humanists: Stefan Zweig and Germán Arciniegas, writers; Frans Masereel, engraver and illustrator, and Walter Engel, art critic, and connected them with his own reflections on politics.
“It is a book of ghosts, forgotten letters, truncated trips and lives destroyed by war and fanaticism. A tribute to four free spirits who with their lives and works, their words and engravings, their actions and wanderings through a world on fire set an example of how to face a time of madness.” expresses the document
It is also, “A reflection on the present, in which we are entering another era of madness that has many similarities with the one that the protagonists lived and in which the humanist resistance acquires an unusual, conjunctural importance.”
Gaviria will be between 7 and 8 at night at the Casa de la Cultura in the capital of Cesar, located on Carrera 6, two blocks from Plaza Alfonso López, the epicenter of La Felva. The entrance to the event is free.
The former presidential candidate will be talking with the senator Maria Jose Pizarro, congressman and book author ‘The path to my name’, which describes the search “of a woman in all trials: her difficult childhood, violated and full of extraordinary moments; the troubled youth, free and seasoned by her journey; her energetic adulthood, lucid and crossed by the political destiny of whom she found her true vocation by digging into her memory ”.