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  1. Publisher Stefan Tobler on the libraries of Mexico City

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  2. First International Literature Showcase Announced

    International Literature Showcase

    British Council and Writers’ Centre Norwich are delighted to announce the first International Literature Showcase (ILS), taking place in Norwich over three days (18-21 March), and featuring 24 leading writers and 54 industry professionals. Events are open to the public, you can stream the discussions live, and follow the conversation on Twitter #ILShowcase

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  3. Q&A with Elena Poniatowska

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  4. Mexican writers take centre stage at The London Book Fair 2015

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  5. Join us for the Berlin Literature Seminar!

    Project News

    22.01.2015

    Joe Dunthorne at the British Council Literature Seminar 2013

    Join us next Thursday 29 February to take part in the annual Berlin Literature Festival.

    It’s more than a hundred years since Modernism detonated literary form. We are living in another era of profound change in how we perceive, experience, process and communicate, and the forms we established as ‘modern’ are struggling to keep up. Or are they?

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  6. Event! Mexico Market Focus: Rights Forum

    Discover the opportunities in Mexican publishing

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  7. Nigel Farndale blogs from Krasnoyarsk

    Project News, Blogs

    04.11.2014

    A snowy Krasnoyarsk c Nigel Farndale

    As the Krasnoyarsk Book Fair wraps up, WW1 writer Nigel Farndale reports from Siberia on what the poppy means in a Russian landscape and on witnessing the 'Day of the Dead' celebrations there.

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  8. How Does Memoir Communicate the Human Experience of War?

    Patrick walking through a trench in Sangin, 2007 c Patrick Hennessey

    Today we publish the third of our five thought-pieces, bringing you reflections from soldier and memoirist Patrick Hennessey on the ways writers of memoir have written about war, and how they have attempted to communicate the human experience of conflict in their work.

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  9. Writers head East to talk about World War One

    General, Project News

    30.10.2014

    Trains to Krasnoyarsk c Thomas Claveirole

    Helen Dunmore, Nigel Farndale and Imtiaz Dharker all head out to Eastern Siberia tomorrow for the Krasnoyarsk Book Fair.

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  10. How Does Fiction Communicate the Human Experience of War?

    The Borodino Battlefield c Yuri Virovets

    Today we publish the second of our five thought-pieces, bringing you reflections from writer and poet Helen Dunmore on the ways fiction writers have written about war - from Tolstoy to the present day - and how they have attempted to communicate the human experience of conflict through prose.

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