A European Autumn at the British Library

This autumn, as part of our ‘European Literature Focus’, the British Library will be hosting a number of events featuring writers and writing from across the continent. So we thought we’d give you a quick taster here to whet your appetites. Lars Saabye Christensen, Echoes of the City, translated by...

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Carrying a Single Life: On Literature and Translation

Can we draw a link between the intricate and often modest work of writers and translators, and the bold and costly actions of activists? Is the work of literature connected to the risks some people undertake to save others? I believe so—because acts of language can themselves be acts of courage, just as both literature and activism alert us to the arbitrary and essentially conventional nature of borders. How can literature help us?

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Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans!

Incredible illustrator Martin Brown brings Horrible Histories to life through deadly drawing, savage stories and foul facts. Following the summer’s feature film, Horrible Histories: The Movie –  Rotten Romans, Martin will reveal more about the ruthless Romans and cut-throat Celts. Expect all the gore and more… AGE 7+ SPONSORED BY

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