what: Tim Parks discusses his new essay collection, Where I’m Reading From: The Changing World of Books, whichexamines the rise of the “global” novel and the disappearance of literary styles that do not travel; the changing vocation of the writer today; the increasingly paradoxical effects of translation; the growing stasis of literary criticism; and the problematic relationship between writers’ lives and their work.
when: April 24, 7pm
where: BookCourt (163 Court St, Brooklyn, NY)
more info: http://ow.ly/LPfNG
what: The Guardian's 2015 Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation