[bksvol-discuss] Re: Submitted: Vaclav Havel, Disturbing the Peace

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 19:59:29 -0800 (PST)

chuckle.Then  I hope they don't have a copy and see the name in the From area 
grin
Cindy




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> From: misha <mishatronics@xxxxxxxxx>
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>Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 6:49 PM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Submitted: Vaclav Havel, Disturbing the Peace
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>In memory of the recent death of Vaclav Havel, I have submitted, "Disturbing 
>the Peace" which as the synopsis says is:
>
>A book length interview with Vaclav Havel giving an intimate history of 
>Czechoslovakia under communism; a meditation on the social and political role 
>of art, and a triumphant statement of the values underlying all the recent 
>revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe.
>
>The conversation in this book ends in 1988 just before the Velvet Revolution.  
>In fact, part of the translators introduction describes the interviewer's wild 
>last few days trying to get in the final edits as Havel became more and more 
>involved in the astonishing events of 1989.  If you want to find out what 
>happened after the Velvet Revolution, read "To the Castle and Back" which is 
>already on bookshare.
>
>Mike Sestak
>(just couldn't use the Russian nickname on this message, my Czech relatives 
>would be appalled)
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