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Eva Hoffman emigrated from Poland to Canada and the U. S. in her teens, and has lived in London since 1993. She is the author of eight books of fiction and non-fiction, as well as a play, “The Ceremony,” which will have a staged reading on 21 May 201 …
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Eva Hoffman recommends Speak, Memory, Nora Webster, Primeval and Other Times, The Association of Small Bombs, The Swerve.
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May 16, 2017
A. L. Kennedy’s keynote Notes from Nowhere, which she read at European Literature Night on Wednesday …
May 8, 2017
Francis Spufford has won the 2017 RSL Ondaatje Prize with Golden Hill (Faber). This is that rare thi …
May 3, 2017
We are delighted to announce the judges for this year’s V. S. Pritchett Memorial Prize are: Aamer Hu …
April 19, 2017
The European Writers’ Tour takes place throughout 2017 in London and around the country. Launched at …