Blog

These blog posts offer an insight into some of the projects that we’ve supported and how the British Council works with literature, including interviews with writers, diaries from international visits, and reflections on completed or on-going projects. The opinions expressed in the blog are those of the authors.

PODCAST: Hay Festival 2018

| by Eleanor Turney

Listen to Georgina Godwin interview writers and audience members at this year's Hay Festival

Jane Austen in Pakistan

| by Eleanor Turney

A new book, launched at the British Council library in Lahore, explores Jane Austen's relevance to contemporary Pakistan.

What We Are Reading: An Empathy Day Special

| by Joe White

In the lead up to Empathy Day on 12 June, members of the British Council Literature team talk about books that helped them see the world through other people's eyes.