Apr 30, 2010 @ 8:00:00 am
Inga Kuznetsova, a PEN American Center World Voices panelist
A curtain call for Ted Willams at the Library of America, as John Updike's classic essay on Williams, "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu," is republished as a new volume, fifty years after the Splendid Splinter's last at bat, in which he blasted a homer and then didn't tip his cap to the crowd.
Surfing the Voice Literary Supplement's online archives with artforum.com editor-at-large Brian Sholis.
Take a long lunch break—or the day off—and wander over to the PEN American Center's World Voices Festival this afternoon. Among the many edifying events is "Utopia and Dystopia: Geographies of the Possible," with authors Jonathan Lethem, Eshkol Nevo, Andrzej Stasiuk, and Inga Kuznetsova; moderated by Bookforum editor Albert Mobilio. And if you can't get away from your desk, PEN is streaming many of the events live on their website.
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