Home & Away features tributes to James Baldwin, Flannery O’Connor, and Marcel Proust alongside writing by Amy Hempel, Julio Cortazar, Amitav Ghosh, Anne Carson, and W. G. Sebald. PEN members reflect on what great books have never been translated into English.

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Home & Away: A Forum

PEN Members, The Untranslated

Tributes to James Baldwin, Flannery O’Connor, and Proust

Thulani Davis, Carl Hancock Rux, David Leeming, Hilton Als, Nikki Giovanni, Russell Banks, Amiri Baraka, Eleanor Traylor, John Edgar Wideman, Chinua Achebe, Maureen Howard, Rick Moody, Stanley Crouch, Roy Blount Jr., Mary Gordon, Robert Giroux, Roger Shattuck, William C. Carter, Lydia Davis, Marilynne Robinson, William H. Gass, Nadine Gordimer, Edmund White, André Aciman 

Fiction

W. G. Sebald, Memory’s Defeat
Amy Hempel, The New Lodger
Julio Cortázar, The City Outside Time
Angela Carter, The Kiss
Bernard Cooper, Capiche?

Poetry

Richard Matthews, Tenebrae
Guillaume Appollinaire, Two Poems

Nonfiction

Mary Gordon, Ghosts of Ellis Island
James Baldwin, Stranger in the Village
Laura Bohannon, Shakespeare in the Bush
Heinrich Böll, Skeleton of a Human Habitation
Flannery O’Connor, Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction
Max Beerbohm, Going Out For a Walk
Eva Hoffman, The New Nomads
Amitav Ghosh, Walls
Larry Siems, Ken Saro-Wiwa: The High Price of Dissent
Ken Wiwa, Running in the Family
C. K. Williams, After the Wars
Pramoedya Anantatoer, Housekeeping

Conversations

Albert Mobilio and Geoffrey O’Brien, Homemaking
Kelefa Sanneh, Coco Fusco, Martin Roberts, and Kwame Anthony Appiah, Portable Cultures, Global Identities

Lagniappe

Anne Carson, Short Talks
Christa Parravani, Photographs