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Articles tagged "Pen Atlas"

Translation Roundup

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews Just in time for our latest issue, PEN Atlas looks at the state of graphic novels around the world. How do you save a dying language? Linguist Geoffrey Khan is racing to save Aramaic by talking to its elderly Middle Eastern speakers, many of whom now live in Chicago's northern suburbs. Photojournalism workshops, poetry readings in Burmese and English, talks on censorship and violence, and Nobel laureatte Aung San Suu Kyi were all...

Translation Roundup

READ Interviews, Articles, Reviews Writer and WWB contributor Elias Khoury's latest novel, As Though She Were Sleeping, explores the porous boundary between dreams and waking life, set against the backdrop of 1946 Beirut. It was recently reviewed by Three Percent. Growing up in Albania during Enver Hoxha's reign, writer and WWB contributor Gazmend Kapplani's parents kept one "window-library" full of books by prominent Marxist-Leninist leaders, and another library hidden...
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