Lost and Found in Translation: Paul Auster Talks with Translator Motoyuki Shibata

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What Japanese and Americans Talk About When They Talk About Literature: A Conversation between Paul Auster and Motoyuki Shibata

Literature in Translation at Asia Society

Join acclaimed American author Paul Auster (The Book of Illusions, The Brooklyn Follies, and most recently Sunset Park), together with his Japanese translator Motoyuki Shibata as they explore what's lost and found in literary translation, what unites and divides Japanese and American sensibilities, and assorted other topics.

This program is sponsored by the Japan Foundation in association with the Asia Society Museum exhibition Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool, on view at Asia Society through January 2, 2011.

Can't make it to this program? Tune in to the free live video webcast on AsiaSociety.org/Live from 6:30 to 8:00 pm ET. Online viewers are encouraged to submit their questions to moderator@asiasociety.org during the webcast.

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Tue 07 Dec 2010
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
725 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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$10 Asia Society; $12 seniors and students w/ID; $15 nonmembers
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