Saviano Awarded PEN/Pinter Prize

Roberto Saviano, author of Gomorrah, and Beauty and the Inferno, has been awarded the third annual PEN/Pinter Prize, to be shared with Sir David Hare. The award is shared each year by a British writer and a writer from abroad who has been persecuted for sharing their words. At the award ceremony at the British Library on Monday night, which Saviano was unable to attend due to security concerns, Sir …

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Super June: A Bumper Month For MacLehose Press

June 2011 is a momentous month in the history of MacLehose Press. In the same month, we are publishing four genuine titans of international literature, from Norway, Lebanon, The Netherlands and Italy. Each is amongst the most well-regarded authors in their respective countries and beyond, and each of these works is represents a milestone in the development of the MacLehose list.   Roy Jacobsen was born in Oslo in 1954. …

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Saviano Reception and Update

Last night at the Free Word Centre, in association with English PEN, we held a reception to celebrate the launch of Beauty and the Inferno, collected essays by Roberto Saviano, the author of the bestselling Gomorrah. Sadly, Saviano was not able to attend his own launch, as the logistics of providing him with the round the clock security he Is own. Product small work is! Sheek roller levitra vs cialis …

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MacLehose Press Publicity: 16/5/11

Considering that copies of Beauty and the Inferno only went out on Thursday morning, it is especially gratifying to see the Sunday Times review of it in this weekend’s paper: “Saviano has come in to a lot of violent criticism over the years, so before offering an opinion on this collection of his work, I should state that I yield to nobody in my admiration for his courage. In writing …

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