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The Great Global Book Swap


April 29, 2011 | Scandinavia House | New York City

With Leila Aboulela, Nathacha Appanah, and Rahul Bhattacharya


Co-sponsored by Scandinavia House and PEN America

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Imagine you are invited to a great global book swap and have to bring just one beloved book originally written in a foreign tongue: what would it be? Eminent writers who have trotted the globe and lived everywhere from Ireland to India, Latvia to Sudan, gather for a reading and a talk about the works of translation that enriched and changed their lives.

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