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March 22, 2010 – Reading the World Conversation Series: Helen Anderson & Konstantin Gurevich

And below is some more info the first new Reading the World event, coming up very soon on Monday, March 22. Click to enlarge: MARCH 22, 2010 6:00 p.m. Hawkins-Carlson Room (in Rush Rhees Library) University of Rochester (free and open to the public) Sponsored by the Friends of the University of Rochester ...

Reading the World Conversation Series: Announcing Our Spring 2010 Events

More information on each event will be posted separately, but—so you can mark your calendars now—here is the rundown of all three events in this spring’s Reading the World Conversation Series at the University of Rochester. These events are hosted by Open Letter and University of Rochester Arts & ...

Video: Reading the World w/ International Writers and Translators from Ledig House

Last Thursday, we held our final Reading the World Conversation Series event of the fall, featuring a group of four international writers and translators in residence at Ledig House — an international writers residency in New York that specializes in hosting authors and translators from around the world. Now, the ...

Nov. 5: Reading the World w/ Four International Writers from Ledig House

Our final Reading the World Conversation Series event of the fall is already upon us. Next week, four international writers and translators—all in residence at Ledig House International Writers Residency—are visiting the University of Rochester. Here are all the details: Nov. 5, 2009 6:00 p.m. Gowen ...

Video: Reading the World w/ Jorge Volpi and Alfred Mac Adam

The video is now available of last week’s (and, dare we say, our best to date) Reading the World Conversation Series event with the internationally bestselling author Jorge Volpi and preeminent translator Alfred Mac Adam. Parts 1-3 are Jorge’s reading, and parts 4-8 are the questions/answers between Jorge, Alfred, ...

Oct. 20, 2009 – Reading the World Conversation Series: Jorge Volpi w/ Alfred Mac Adam

Our second Reading the World event in Rochester, NY, is right around the corner, and it’s going to be a great one featuring internationally best-selling author Jorge Vopli and Spanish translator Alfred Mac Adam. One and all should come. Here are the details: OCT. 20, 2009 6:30 p.m. Plutzik Library (in Rush Rhees ...

Today: Reading the World w/ Charlotte Mandell

To all those in the Rochester area, don’t forget that—today at 5:00 p.m. at the University of Rochester—celebrated French translator Charlotte Mandell (Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, et al.) will be reading from her new translation of Zone by Mathias √Čnard (a 517-page, one-sentence novel, forthcoming from Open ...