Book event

Nicolas Bouvier, So It Goes: travels in the Aran Isles, Xian & places in between 

translated by Robyn Marsack

‘Every essay here shimmers with imaginative insight and wry humour. […Bouvier is] one of the most brilliant, penetrating and individual travel writers of his time.’                             – Colin Thubron

I’ll be talking to Peter Kravitz, about translating Bouvier’s work; Peter commissioned my translation of Bouvier’s L’Usage du monde (The Way of the World) in Polygon’s early days, when we boldly asked Patrick Leigh Fermor to write an introduction…

Date: 6 February 2020

Place: The Lighthouse Bookshop, Edinburgh; tickets bookable