Posts Tagged: Mexico

Truth at what cost?

What does it mean for a writer or journalist to work in a context where there are severe constraints on freedom of expression? Why do people working under these conditions choose to ‘go out on a limb’ and sacrifice their personal safety and security in order to reveal the truth? Broadcaster Ritula Shah will chair

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Sidewalks: talking points from the English PEN Translated Literature Book Club

Report by Jonathan Ruppin September’s book was Sidewalks by Mexican writer Valeria Luiselli, translated from Spanish by Christina MacSweeney. One of the great boons of a book club is the opportunity to hear about others’ reading experiences firsthand, offering alternative perspectives to one’s own, often resulting in a greater appreciation of a book we might

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