Monthly Archives: October 2009

International PEN Elects New President

Today, on October 21st 2009, the International PEN Assembly of Delegates elected as International President, John Ralston Saul, to succeed Jirí Grušá who has held the post for six years. Jirí Grušá was one of the most important dissident Czech...

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House of War by Hamilton Wende

What drove one man to set out to conquer the known world? What madness? What unquenchable desire? What love? Sebastian Burke, a British academic, has spent his whole life trying to understand the secret life of Alexander the Great and...

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House of War