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More Norwegian Family Scandal: A Conversation with Vigdis Hjorth

PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH for the first time by Verso Books, Will and Testament is the latest novel from Vigdis Hjorth, one of Norway’s leading writers. Told from the perspective of Bergljot, a theater critic estranged from her parents and siblings, the narrative is centered around the inheritance of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-11-21 20:00:35 UTC ]
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International Literature Showcase: writers of colour

The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world. To do so, we have invited six leading writers... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-10-05 10:05:02 UTC ]
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Pullman and SoA call on government to tackle online book piracy

Society of Authors president Philip Pullman and 32 other leading writers have called on the government to tackle “the blight” of online book piracy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leading writers to take up residencies in London libraries

Leading writers Irenosen Okojie, Courttia Newland, Bidisha, and Alex Wheatle MBE are to take up residencies in London libraries as part of a new literary initiative. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme court to rule whether ban on abuse memoir threatens free speech

Rights groups back challenge, claiming injunction on British performing artist’s book is serious risk to freedom of expressionA British performing artist who has been prevented from publishing his memoir as a result of legal action brought by his ex-wife is to ask the supreme court to overturn... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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