The PEN World Voices Festival is this week in New York, and we love it because it is entirely about international literature.
The more daring events include Monday’s A Clockwork Orange Operetta, performed cabaret-style, and “Elevator Repair Service” later in the week, when a theater ensemble will recite three great works of literature (The Great Gatsby, The Sound and the Fury, and The Sun Also Rises) … simultaneously.
Meet Persepolis author Marjane Satrapi at the film screening on May 3. On Friday, Jennifer Egan will tell you “How to Create Your Own Rules.”
And in 2009, The Elegance of the Hedgehog author Muriel Barbery talked about the development of character Paloma, among other things.
- April 30 2012 | - Read More →