Report: A Modern Good

Panel Discussion: The Good of the Novel London Review Bookshop 16th May 2011 Max Liu “The novel has always meant freedom to me,” says James Wood, at the start of tonight’s discussion at the London Review Bookshop. Wood is here, along with three other panelists, to discuss issues raised in The Good of the Novel, a collection of essays by eminent critics about some of … Continue reading Report: A Modern Good

Open to the World

World Literature Weekend London Review Bookshop British Museum Birkbeck College London 18th – 20th June 2010 ——————————————————— All photographs copyright Alex MacNaughton June 2010 saw the London Review Bookshop’s second annual World Literature Weekend, themed around exile and displacement: both linguistic and geographical, voluntary and forced. In the words of Alain Mabanckou, the festival brought together writers able ‘to create something within the local that … Continue reading Open to the World