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Books for Prisoners – Büşra Ersanlı

Books for Prisoners - Büşra Ersanlı

24th April 2014

Turkish academic and political scientist Büşra Ersanlı details the books that meant most to her in pre-trial detentionRead more

International writers and former prisoners of conscience speak out on necessity of books in prison

23rd April 2014

Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Belarusian journalist Iryna Khalip and British theatre producer David Cecil among those to support the Books for Prisoners campaign.Read more

Books for Prisoners - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

23rd April 2014

Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova on what books mean to a prisoner.Read more

Latest in Translation

PEN ATLAS: Otto Dov Kulka on history, memoir and the Holocaust

PEN ATLAS: Otto Dov Kulka on history, memoir and the Holocaust

24th April 2014

PEN Atlas talks to Otto Dov Kulka, author of Landscapes of the Metropolis of DeathRead more

PEN Atlas: Santiago Gamboa on the death of Gabriel García Márquez

22nd April 2014

Santiago Gamboa writes a special PEN Atlas dispatch this week to commemorate Gabriel García MárquezRead more

'Tragic, harrowing, redeemed-by-love' - a word from the translator with Gregor Benton

22nd April 2014

English PEN talks to the translators of some of our award-winning books. Next in the series is Gregor Benton, whose translation of Mei Zhi’s memoir Hu Feng’s Prison Years won an award in 2013Read more