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 Alberto Manguel

Alberto Manguel

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Alberto Manguel is an internationally acclaimed author, anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist and editor. His bestselling and award-winning books include A Dictionary of Imaginary Places and A History of Reading. He was born in Buenos Aires, lived in Canada for many years, and now lives in France. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honours, including a Guggenheim Fellowship.
The City Of Words: Understanding Civilisation Through Story
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Alberto Manguel

'Manguel speaks movingly and convincingly about the power of literature to counter the reductive forces of nationalism, to bridge divides, to heal rifts, and to liberate citizens from mere consumerhoo ...