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PEN World Voices Speak Up

The seventh annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature is in full swing this week in New York, featuring over 100 writers from around the world talking about the power of the written word and why it matters more than ever. The festival consists of panel discussions, one-on-one conversations, readings, lectures, and performances in […]


BEA Wrapup: What the Book Wants

I’m always tempted to look for themes and coherence in events that have none—maybe that’s why I do this. And I know I’m not the only one. The first topic of conversation with pretty much everyone I talked to at BEA this year was “It’s not as grim as last year.” The fact that so […]