Interview: Arch Tait

PEN: What are some of the challenges of taking a best-selling, well-known work from its native language and translating it for a foreign audience?It’s less a challenge than a… More

Intellectual Property Workshop

With the advent of e-books, reversion has raised some very interesting questions. When you have paper books it’s easy to tell if something is out of print. You go… More

Working Day: Education, Knowledge, Learning

April 28, 2011 | Old School | New York CityWith Marcelo Figueras, Esther Klein Friedman, Juan Carlos Mestre, Gunnhild Øyehaug, and Shanley Rhodes; curated by Eric Pliner. Debates about the nature… More

Working Day: New Orleans

April 28, 2011 | Old School | New York CityWith Sarah Broom, Richard Campanella, Fatima Shaik, and Billy Sothern; curated by Nathaniel Rich New Orleans has long been a city from… More

Jonathan Lethem & Patti Smith

I would go to rummage sales or church bazaars and pick out books for pennies, for a quarter. I got a first edition Dickens with a green velvet cover… More

An Interview with Don DeLillo

Sinclair Lewis called for 'a literature worthy of our vastness.' A novelist tends to feel this spread and breadth in his fingertips (or not) and I’ve tried to bring… More