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Book Launch: "El lugar más feliz del mundo", by David Jiménez

Presentación del libro:

David Jiménez goes back to the literary journalism that has turned his book Hijos del monzón into an international success and with his chronicles he takes us to a world of lost paradise, forgotten wars, unlikely heroes and places marked by the extremes of human condition, its lights and shadows.

The happiest place in the world is how the North Korean dictator describes the most brutal and despotic tyranny of our time. It is also one of the stops of the El Mundo correspondent on a trip takes him to deepen into the Cambodian prison where the most dangerous paedophiles are convicted, to be a witness of the arrival of television in the Kingdom of Bhutan, to accompany a group of yakuza mafia members when they try to leave the hamba or to remain in the desert city Fukushima after the nuclear accident that kept the whole world on hold.

And often in the dark, in places full of despair, is where the author finds the most fascinating characters, the most human situations and the greatest courage acts that make us believe in a better world.

Highlighted as the "Spanish Kapuscinski", David Jiménez gathers in this book the definitive manual on reporting journalism, an exceptional radiography on the human condition and a life history of 15 years searching for a destination that is often closer than expected.

Presentation given by:
Enric González, journalist 

Speakers:
David Jiménez, journalist, correspondent and writer. Author of El lugar más feliz del mundo (Editorial Kailas, 2013)
Ángel Fernández, editor of Kailas
Rafael Bueno, Politics, Society and Educational Programme Director of Casa Asia

Date
2013/11/14 19:00 h
Timetable
Thursday, 14th of November 2013 at 7.00pm.
Venue
Casa Asia Headquarters
Sant Manuel Pavilion. Room A1. Sant Pau's Modernist Venue
c/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167
Barcelona
Ticket
Free admission with limited capacity. It is necessary to register sending your name, surname and ID / Passport before the 12th of November: casaasia@casaasia.es
Organiser
Casa Asia, in collaboration with Kailas.
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