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The Life and Work of Jonathan Coe (published 27/04/2015)

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Tuesday 28th May 2015, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London

A Brunel Centre for Contemporary Writing & MCFSN Symposium & Public Event to celebrate the life and work of celebrated, award-wining novelist and biographer, Jonathan Coe, on the occasion of the twenty-first anniversary of the publication of his novel, What a Carve Up! (1994) which remains one of the best modern British satires written in the last 50 years.

17.00 – 17.30 Guest Speaker: David Quantick on Coe & Humour

17.30 – 18.45 Jonathan Coe: reading, talk, and Q & A

Chair: Philip Tew (Brunel University London)

Additional questions from: Vanessa Guignery, Merritt Moseley & David Quantick

£20 (standard fee); £15 (Concessionary fee: retired, unemployed, students, IES and Brunel staff /students/members): includes wine reception

For registration credit cards can be used here.

Words without Borders seeks book reviewers (published 19/04/2015)

editor K. Thomas Kahn has joined the phenomenal Words without Borders as Reviews Editor, in addition to continuing on in the same role here.

Words without Borders is currently seeking a fresh batch of bright and eager reviewers to review world literature in English translation.

See the call for submissions here for more information, including contact info — and please be sure to help spread the word to other writers, reviewers, translators, authors, and publishers of translated literature!