Posts Tagged: russia

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Justice for Anna Politkovskaya

On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, PEN calls on Russia to renew efforts to bring the masterminds behind the killing of Anna Politkovskaya to justice Anna Politkovskaya was a prominent Russian investigative journalist and writer who garnered acclaim for her coverage of the Chechen conflict, and who was a vocal

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PEN Atlas presents Svetlana Alexievich in conversation with James Meek

In a special collaboration between PEN Atlas, Cambridge Literary Festival and Fitzcarraldo Editions, Svetlana Alexievich, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2015, will be in conversation with the journalist and author James Meek. This event will be one of Svetlana Alexievich’s few UK public appearances in 2016. She will discuss her new book Second-hand

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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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On the novel Laurus

Eugene Vodolazkin writes on using the language of the past to construct new meaning for the present, and the medieval and postmodern influences for his new novel Laurus.

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