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Latin America: Between social realism and magical realism

As tense as a thriller, as vivid as an undercover documentary, Matias Nespolo’s first novel, Seven Ways to Kill a Cat| (translated by Frank Wynne), examines a place of crime and deprivation. Set in Buenos Aires at the time of Argentina’s financial crash, and seen through the eyes of twenty-year-old Gringo, it tells the story

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Free Speech Cafe

The latest in a series of regular events, giving members the opportunity to debate the free speech issues of the moment. Hosted by English PEN staff and trustees, we promise lively speakers and a robust discussion. Previous topics have included privacy and phone hacking. This salon style event is open exclusively to PEN members and

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Translating Street Language

Matias Nespolo in conversation with award-winning translator Frank Wynne Canning House in collaboration with Harvill Secker publishing house and English PEN is delighted to host this literary event where Matias Nespolo will present his debut novel ‘7 Ways to Kill a Cat’ along with translator Frank Wynne. Together they will discuss the process of translating

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Free Speech and Literature

In association with the Bishopsgate Institute This six-part course, led by Dr Sophie Mayer, will consider some of the best known and most dramatic challenges to free speech: attacks on poems, plays, novels and films. You will consider how and why the idea of creative freedom operates differently in different spaces and for different audiences:

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The Patagonian Hare: Claude Lanzmann

As part of the Jewish Book Week Programme   Claude Lanzmann fought in the Resistance, opposed the war in Algeria, was Simone de Beauvoir’s lover and Jean-Paul Sartre’s friend. He played a very important role in French intellectual life and is above all known for his magisterial nine-and-a-half hour film Shoah. He tells all this

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