More than just an anthology, WE BRITISH is a history of Britain
told through its poetry. Written by Britain's most celebrated
political commentator for World Poetry Day. This is the story of
Britain told from inside. Hundreds of thousands of Britons over
many centuries have left traces of what it was like to be them -
letters, drawings, text ...
Like Chinese whispers, the rules of this literary game are simple:
the first writer translates an unknown story into English, which a
second writer then translates into a different language, and a
third translates back into English, and so on, down the line. As
the stories are told and retold, out of English and in again, they
are transformed, ...
A masterly collection of new stories from Russell Banks, acclaimed
author of The Sweet Hereafter and Rule of the Bone, which maps the
complex terrain of the modern American familyThe New York Times
lauds Russell Banks as "the most compassionate fiction writer
working today" and hails him as a novelist who delivers "wrenching,
panoramic visions ...