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English PEN to host Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich

Tuesday 31 May 2016, 6:30pm-7:30pm The Cambridge Union, 9A Bridge St, Cambridge, CB2 1UB Svetlana Alexievich is a Belarusian investigative journalist and author. She specialises in Soviet and post-Soviet history, crafting non-fiction narratives based on witness testimonies. She writes in Russian.  Announcing Alexievich as the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Swedish

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Watch: Wahaca Day of the Dead festival

On 7 November, English PEN hosted a series of talks at Wahaca’s Day of the Dead Festival, a day long festival of Mexican culture.  Videos of the event are now online: DBC Pierre and Martin Rowson in conversation Alex Clark Homero Aridjis in conversation with Simon Schama, chaired by Gaby Wood Camilo Lara in conversation

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