Life from Elsewhere

Journeys Through World Literature
Product Number: EB00624298
Released: Jun 21, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781782272076
Publisher: Pushkin Press
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Writers in Translation, established in 2005 and supported by Bloomberg and Arts Council England, champions the best literature from around the world. To mark the programme's tenth anniversary, ten leading writers from around the world, many of whom have been supported in their work by English PEN, explore the themes of movement, freedom and narrative. Introduced by Amit Chaudhuri, the collection includes contributions from: Asmaa al Ghul - Palestine resident; originally from Bangladesh - Translated from the Arabic by Elisabeth Jaquette Mahmoud Dowlatabadi - Iran - Translated from the Persian by Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak Ayelet Gundar-Goshen - Israel - Translated from the Israeli by Sondra Silverston Chan Koonchung - Born in Shanghai; raised in Hong Kong Hanna Krall - Poland - Translated from the Polish by Philip Boehm Andrey Kurkov - Russia - Translated from the Russian by Amanda Love Darragh Andres Neuman - Born in Argentina; moved to Spain - Translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor Alain Mabanckou - Born in Congo; raised in France; lives in America - Translated from the French by Helen Stevenson Elif Shafak - Turkey Samar Yazbek - Syria - Translated from the Arabic by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp

Author(s): Various
Original Publish Date: Jun 21, 2016

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