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PEN World Voices Festival Brings the World of Literature to NYC

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Online Only, posted 4.24.07

Today marks the official start of the third annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature in New York City. The six-day schedule of events includes readings, lectures, and panel discussions featuring 162 writers from forty-five different countries representing twenty-one different languages.

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Kureishi's Story, Deemed Offensive by the BBC, Finds New Life Online

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Online Only, posted 4.20.07

Earlier this week, Hanif Kureishi, the Whitbread Award-winning author of the novels The Buddha of Suburbia (Viking, 1990) and Intimacy (Scribner, 1999), among others, accused the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) of censorship after it dropped a radio broadcast of one of his short stories.

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British Theme Park Devoted to Dickens Delays Opening Day

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Online Only, posted 4.18.07

The opening of Dickens World, a $115 million theme park in Chatham, England, was recently delayed six weeks due to a problem with some of the materials used in its interactive shows.

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Trethewey and McCarthy Win 2007 Pulitzer Prizes

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Online Only, posted 4.17.07

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Native Guard (Houghton Mifflin). Also nominated were Martín Espada for The Republic of Poetry (Norton) and David Wojahn for Interrogation Palace: New & Selected Poems 1982-2004 (University of Pittsburgh Press).

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Delillo and Roth Among Fifteen International Booker Finalists

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Online Only, posted 4.13.07

 

Man Group, the sponsor of the Man Booker Prize, recently announced the nominees for the second Man Booker International Prize for Fiction, given every two years for a body of work by a fiction writer.

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Ye Olde Jane Austen Experiment Receives Predictable Response

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Online Only, posted 4.11.07

David Lassman, the director of the Jane Austen Festival in Bath, England, recently staged a familiar experiment intended to determine what sort of response the nineteenth-century author would receive in the current literary marketplace.

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