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Boundaries and Borders: A Reading List

In celebration of PEN Out Loud: Boundaries and Borders, PEN America and the Strand Book Store created a comprehensive book list of Latinx authors who have impacted and shaped… More

The PEN Ten with Idra Novey

Translating the words of the writers I most admire has always felt more daring to me than coming up with words of my own. It is such a complex… More

The Buffalo

Though no one was paying attention, she smoothed her skirt again, did what she could so no one would notice how weak and disgraced she was, haughtily protecting her… More

Monkeys

You had to buy a good monkey, to know where it came from, for at least five years of guaranteed love, you had to know what it had or… More

Susana Amaral’s The Hour of the Star

Great novels are seldom, if ever, successfully translated to the screen (Luchino Visconti’s film adaptation of Giuseppe di Lampedusa’s The Leopard is the one exception that immediately comes to… More

I Am All of Yourselves

Was it because nobody expects the greatest Jewish writer since Kafka to be a part-time beauty columnist whose Chanel suits and wraparound sunglasses made her look more like a… More

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