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Free E-books from PEN World Voices Festival Writers

By Edward Nawotka

The PEN World Voices Festivals has an extraordinary line up of writers this year. In case you weren’t able to make it to New York, the Festival organizers are offering free e-books summarizing some of the writing from each day’s participants and tailored to that day’s programming.

Instructions: click on the version you want to download. Open files directly in iPhone or iPad, or drag and drop the downloaded file from your desktop computer to your e-reading device. Enjoy. (e-books created with Instapaper)

Monday: .mobi (for Kindle) | .epub (for iPad, iPhone, Nook, most other e-readers). Includes work from Malcolm Gladwell, Molly Crabapple, Pierre Guyotat, Arnon Grunberg, and Hervé Le Tellier.

Tuesday: .mobi (for Kindle) | .epub (for iPad, iPhone, Nook, most other e-readers). Includes work from Ludovic Debeurme, Kjersti Skomsvold, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sandro Veronesi, and Carsten Jensen.

Wednesday: .mobi (for Kindle) | .epub (for iPad, iPhone, Nook, most other e-readers). Includes work from Sarah Schulman, Carmen Boullosa, Abdellah Taïa, Laurence Cossé, and Abdelkader Benali.

Thursday: .mobi (for Kindle) | .epub (for iPad, iPhone, Nook, most other e-readers). Includes work from Edmund White, Najat El Hachmi, Margaret Mazzantini, Elif Shafak, Peter Lerangis, and Kyung-sook Shin.

There’s also an active blogging community following the events and a list of recommended reading from “six stand-up book critics.”

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