Book Launch

23 November 2012


Petra Procházková, award-winning Czech journalist and war correspondent, humanitarian worker and writer, will be discussing her new novel about Afghanistan.

Petra founded the humanitarian organization Berkat, which runs projects to support women and children in Afghanistan.

Procházková, her translator Julia Sherwood and chair Lucy Popescu will be talking about the topics addressed in Freshta : women, love, humour and life in post-Taliban Afghanistan.

A panel discussion will be followed by  book signings and a drinks reception. There will also be live entertainment.

Time: 23 November 18.30hrs

Entry: Free

Venue:  Free Word Lecture Theatre, Free Word Centre
60 Farringdon Road
London EC1R 3GA

Telephone: 020 7324 2570

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