Posts Tagged: translation


PEN Atlas Q&A: Mohsin Hamid

To mark the publication of his new novel Exit West, we  speak to novelist and writer Mohsin Hamid about migration, otherness, and the literary response to the refugee crisis. Read this week’s PEN Atlas. Find out more about Exit West and read an excerpt  here. Author photograph © Ed Kashi

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Syria Speaks

English PEN calls on Thomson Airways to respect freedom to read

As reported in the Herald today, Faizah Shaheen is considering taking legal action against Thomson Airways following her detention under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act in July. Cabin crew had reported Ms Shaheen to the police after observing her reading Syria Speaks, an acclaimed anthology of writing by Syrian artists and writers, which received

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