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Book launch

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: 23 October 2019, 18.00-20.00 – conversation at 19.00

Place: Iota Arts Space, 25 Hyndland Street, G11

(round the corner from Kelvinhall subway)

The event is free but space is limited   

Do let me know if you intend to come! You can email me through this site.

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