On Third Attempt, PEN Member Ilija Trojanow Permitted into U.S.
PEN American Center learned today that Bulgarian-German writer and PEN member Ilija Trojanow has arrived safely in New York on a U.S. Visa to speak at the Goethe Institut’s… More
Bwana Burton’s Binoculars
“Tell me, Baba Sidi, I’ve never understood, what exactly did you do on that journey?”“Good question.”“You didn’t carry…”“True.”“You didn’t fight…”“True.”“You didn’t cook…”“True.”“You didn’t wash clothes…”“There were others to do… More
The Messiness of Now: A Conversation
Amitava Kumar: There was a man in the nineteenth century who anticipated everything that Ilija was going to do and write, and lived his life accordingly: Richard Francis Burton.… More