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P O D C A S T :  World Books from BBC/PRI/WGBH

PRI’s The World presents the World Books podcast, a spotlight on international literary news, trends, and authors. Created by The World’s Bill (...)
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Peter Filkins

A few years ago, Peter Filkins, an award-winning translator from the German, walked into a Cambridge, MA bookstore, read a few pages of an (...)

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  • play episode http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.theworld.org/pod/worldbooks/wbpod43.mp3

E.C. Osondu

Nigerian-born writer E.C. Osondu explores the tragicomedies of cultural misunderstanding in his new short story collection Voice of America. The (...)

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  • play episode http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.theworld.org/pod/worldbooks/wbpod42.mp3

World Books #41: Gish Jen

The title of Chinese-American writer Gish Jen’s latest novel, World And Town, suggests the story’s international resonance. Set in a small town in (...)

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  • play episode http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.theworld.org/pod/worldbooks/wbpod41.mp3

World Books #31: Beautiful Genius

Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (1925-1977) looked like a movie star and wrote like James Joyce. Lispector's face is on postage stamps in (...)

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  • play episode http://media.theworld.org/pod/worldbooks/wbpod31.mp3

World Books #30: Ferenc Barnas and The Ninth

Hungarian writer Ferenc Barnás talks to World Books editor Bill Marx about The Ninth,his autobiographical novel,translated by Paul Olchvary, about (...)

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  • play episode http://media.theworld.org/pod/worldbooks/wbpod30a.mp3


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