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December 7th, 2016

The City and the Writer: In Budapest with Krisztina Tóth

by Nathalie Handal

This entry is a part of a special series of The City and the Writer featuring writers who will be appearing as a part of the 2016 New Literature from Europe Festival, happening in New York…read more

December 6th, 2016

The City and the Writer: In Paola, Malta with Immanuel Mifsud

by Nathalie Handal

This entry is a part of a special series of The City and the Writer featuring writers who will be appearing as a part of the 2016 New Literature from Europe Festival, happening in New York…read more

December 5th, 2016

Fidel in the Literary Imagination

by Anna Kushner

I was born to Cuban exiles after the Revolution. For me, Fidel was always there, openly when his image paraded across the TV news in our Philadelphia living room, or implicitly when I watched…read more

December 5th, 2016

The City and the Writer: In Vienna with Ann Cotten

by Nathalie Handal

This entry is a part of a special series of The City and the Writer featuring writers who will be appearing as a part of the 2016 New Literature from Europe Festival, happening in New York…read more

December 2nd, 2016

The City and the Writer: In Sofia with Elena Alexieva

by Nathalie Handal

This entry is a part of a special series of The City and the Writer featuring writers who will be appearing as a part of the 2016 New Literature from Europe Festival, happening in New York City,…read more

December 2nd, 2016

From Nonsense to Nonsense: Translating Graphic Design

by Paulina Duda

Paulina Duda’s translation of Mieczysław Szczuka and Teresa Żarnowerówna’s “Printing: On Layout” appears in the November 2016 feature of Words…read more


Book Reviews

“Memoirs of a Polar Bear” by Yoko Tawada

Reviewed by Thomas Michael Duncan

“The Midwife” by Katja Kettu

Reviewed by Gordon Slater

“Frantumaglia” by Elena Ferrante

Reviewed by Carla Baricz

“Land of Love and Ruins” by Oddný Eir

Reviewed by Gordon Slater

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