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December 2019

Karthika Naïr at the Harvard South Asia Institute

December 2, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
South Asia Institute at Harvard, 1730 Cambridge Street, 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Come hear Karthika Naïr in conversation with Harvard professor Parimal G. Patil. French-Indian, poet-dance producer/curator, Karthika Naïr is the author of several books, including The Honey Hunter, illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet and published in English, French, German and Bangla. Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata, her reimagining of the Mahabharata in multiple voices, won the 2015 Tata Literature Live! Award for Book of the Year (Fiction). Her latest book is the collaborative Over and Under Ground in Mumbai & Paris, a travelogue in…

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Reimagining the Epics with Karthika Naïr and Nina McLaughlin

December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brookline Bookstore, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Please join us for a reading with Karthika Nair, author of Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata, in conversation with Nina McLaughlin, author of Wake, Siren: Ovid Resung. French-Indian, poet-dance producer/curator, Karthika Naïr is the author of several books, including The Honey Hunter, illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet and published in English, French, German and Bangla. Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata won the 2015 Tata Literature Live! Award for Book of the Year (Fiction). Her latest book is the collaborative Over and Under Ground…

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Karthika Naïr at Unnameable Books

December 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Karthika Naïr will discuss her retelling of the Mahabharata, Until the Lions, at one of our favorite bookshops.

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Karthika Naïr at the Seattle Art Museum

December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Join us to hear Karthika Naïr discuss her radical retelling of the Mahabharata, Until the Lions. French-Indian, poet-dance producer/curator, Karthika Naïr is the author of several books, including The Honey Hunter, illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet and published in English, French, German and Bangla. Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata, her reimagining of the Mahabharata in multiple voices, won the 2015 Tata Literature Live! Award for Book of the Year (Fiction). Her latest book is the collaborative Over and Under Ground in…

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Karthika Naïr in conversation with Wendy Doniger

December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join us for an night of poetry and conversation at the Seminary Co-op in Chicago. About the author: Karthika Naïr has written several books, including the poetry collection Bearings and the children’s fable The Honey Hunter, illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet. She was the principal scriptwriter of choreographer Akram Khan’s multiple-award-winning solo, DESH (2011). Khan's adaptation of a chapter of Until the Lions won the 2016 Tanz Award for Outstanding Production. Another adaptation of the book, this time for opera, will premiere in March…

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January 2020

Álvaro Enrigue and Jonathan Blitzer discuss Juan Carlos Onetti

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
192 Books, 192 10th Avenue at 21st St
New York, NY 10011 United States
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please join us for a conversation between Álvaro Enrigue and Jonathan Blitzer on the life and work of Juan Carlos Onetti, and his collection A Dream Come True, translated by Katherine Silver. Tuesday, January 21st 7:00pm 192 Books – 192 10th Avenue at 21st street Álvaro Enrigue is an award winning novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Believer, The White Review, n+1, London Review of Books, El País, among others. His novel…

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April 2020

Katherine Silver in Conversation with Aaron Shulman (A virtual event!)

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th Street, Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
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Free

Starts at 6:30PM PST and 9:30PM EST Celebrating the release of Juan Carlos Onetti's A Dream Come True, translated by Katherine Silver and published by Archipelago Books, Aaron Shulman joins Katherine Silver in conversation for a virtual event cohosted with DIESEL, A Bookstore. You can register for this free online event here. Katherine Silver is an acclaimed and award-winning literary translator. Her most recent and forthcoming publications include works by Juan Carlos Onetti, María Sonia Cristoff, Daniel Sada, César Aira,…

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May 2020

Katherine Silver in Conversation with Mauro Javier Cárdenas

May 14 @ 2:00 pm

9:00 pm EST! Please join us for a virtual City Lights event celebrating the release of A Dream Come True by Juan Carlos Onetti, translated by Katharine Silver and published by Archipelago, and The Word of the Speechless: Selected Stories by Julio Ramón Ribeyro, edited and translated from the Spanish by Katharine Silver, with an introduction by Alejandro Zambra, published by New York Review Books. The event is free, but please reserve a spot through City Lights. Katherine Silver has translated more…

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June 2020

Children’s Literature in Translation: Lawrence Schimel and Daniel Hahn

June 2 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

1:30 pm EDT Join PEN America, the Center for the Humanities, and the Cullman Center for Week 4 of Translating the Future as they continue their series of conversations between renowned translators with “Children’s Literature in Translation,” featuring Lawrence Schimel in conversation with Daniel Hahn. Moderated by Lyn Miller-Lachmann. Translators of children’s literature—always read by both adults and children—face various unique challenges, including the potential for bi- or multilingualism, the incorporation of illustrations, and differing cultural taboos or views of what is and isn't…

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Donald Nicholson-Smith and Caleb Crain in Conversation: Treasure of the Spanish Civil War

June 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

7:30 pm EDT/4:30 pm PDT Join us for a Community Bookstore virtual event featuring Donald Nicholson-Smith, translator of Serge Pey’s Treasure of the Spanish Civil War, in conversation with Caleb Crain. The event is free, but please reserve a spot here. Donald Nicholson-Smith was born in Manchester, England and is a longtime resident of New York City. His translations, ranging from psychoanalysis and social criticism to crime fiction, include works by Thierry Jonquet, Guy Debord, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Henri…

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