does kamel daoud need

It is clear that the majority of books written in non-English have not been translated into English. It seems that in bookshops in England you will hardly find a non-English writer that lives and works outside this country.

There is a world to win for publishers and readers. PEN encourages translations with its ‘PEN Promotes Award’. But what is the value of this award? 

A closer look at this award. 


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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