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Monkey Business 2013 (Complete)

NEW YORK, May 4, 2013 — Novelist Paul Auster, poet Charles Simic, novelist and critic Gen’ichiro Takahashi, and tanka poet Mina Ishikawa engage in a cross-cultural dialogue between American and Japanese writers. Ted Goossen and Motoyuki Shibata, co-editors of the literary journal Monkey Business, facilitate the conversation. (1 hr., 51 min.)

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