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Eastern European Interlude

Theme:  Eastern Europe Noteworthy Just wanted to highlight a couple of things that apply to the current theme of Eastern Europe.  First off, there is a great post at Three Percent bringing attention to The Guardian’s coverage of the life and works of Czech writer, Ivan Klima.  Three Percent is also the home to my…

Eastern Europe Internet Layovers

Noteworthy:  Eastern Europe There many places on the web to discover more about Eastern European culture and literature.  Actually, a plethora of well-researched and in-depth sites to keep you busy for hours.  As far as Polish Literature, check out the Polish Cultural Institute with my favorite part being the profiles of Polish writers. Check out…

A Resounding Yes…

Noteworthy A couple of highlights in the world of translation that I wanted to highlight, just in case you, my dear reader, is interested.  In February of 2009, the Salzburg Global Seminar(get a copy of the pdf on Three Percent) was held.  They discussed several topics dealing with translation –  influencing the publishing world, why…

All the World’s a Festival

Noteworthy Looks to be a couple of interesting weeks ahead on the literary festival circuit.  International voices coast to coast.  Let’s start in the East – PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature looks like it’ s going to be a veritable who’s who from lit circles around the world.  I am sad that I…