Juan Gabriel Vásquez: The Shape of the Ruins

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Bram and Bluma Appel Salon

789 Yonge Street

#2nd floor

Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

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Acclaimed Colombian writer and master of suspense, Juan Gabriel Vásquez appears to discuss his latest novel, which lights the darkest moments of a country's past, exposing how violence shapes our present lives. Shortlisted for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize, The Shape of the Ruins is a sweeping tale of conspiracy theories, assassinations, and twisted obsessions, set in Colombia.

Hear Juan Gabriel Vásquez in conversation about The Shape of the Ruins.


Q&A and book signing to follow. Books available for purchase.




Please don't print your tickets! We're trying to reduce paper waste for Appel Salon events, so please don't bother printing your ticket. We'll either scan your ticket on your smartphone or quickly find your name on our tablets and check you in.

Arrive early, meet people. The talk starts at 7 pm, but doors open at 6 pm. Come early so you can chat with your fellow literature lovers, and make new friends. As with all Appel Salon events, we'll have a cash bar with a selection of beer, wine, and liquor, as well as sandwiches and snacks.




This event is part of our signature literary series The Appel Salon, where we host local and international authors in conversation about their new books and big ideas. The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon is a literary and cultural programming space on the second floor of the Toronto Reference Library. Check out the full lineup at tpl.ca/appelsalon

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Bram and Bluma Appel Salon

789 Yonge Street

#2nd floor

Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

Canada

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