Book cover for "How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone"
Authors@MIT reading: "How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone"
March 9, 2010
Saša Stanišić is the 2010 Max Kade Writer in Residence in Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT. On Tuesday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Stata Center (32-141), he will read from his novel, "How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone."
"Displaying a stylistic audacity that is often dazzling ... this debut novel mixes fictionalized memoir, magical realism and a Catch-22 sense of war's tragicomic absurdity ... A novel rich with experience and imagination." Kirkus Reviews
This event is brought to you by authors@mit a series sponsored by the MIT Libraries and The MIT Press Bookstore. It is co-sponsored by the DAAD and the MIT European Club.