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TimesTalks: American Literature Seen from Abroad

When: Thursday, May 1
Where: TheTimesCenter: 242 West 41st St.
What time: 6:30 p.m.

With Yousef Al-Mohaimeed, Ian McEwan, and Binyavanga Wainaina


Cosponsored by TimesTalks

Award-winning author Ian McEwan (Atonement, On Chesil Beach) and best-selling international authors Yousef Al-Mohaimeed from Lebanon and Binyavanga Wainaina from Kenya discuss the literature that defines the United States.

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From the PEN Blogs

• Aaron Hamburger
In this panel, Times editor Bill Goldstein interviewed UK author Ian McEwan, Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina, and Saudi author Yousef Al-Mohaimeed on the influence (or lack thereof) of American literature on their work. [More]

• Marlon James
Before Yousef Al-Mohaimeed could make it to the panel Thursday night, first he had to make it through USA Customs. [More]

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