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Dispatches from the Republic of Letters

50 Years of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature

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For the last fifty years, The Neustadt Prize has been one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the world, second only to the Nobel. Poets, novelists, and playwrights from Gabriel García Márquez to Dubravka Ugrešić are listed among the ranks. Now, in honor of the 50th anniversary, "Dispatches from the Republic of Letters" gathers the acceptance speeches of these 25 pioneering writers into one volume, edited and with an introduction by World Literature Today editor-in-chief Daniel Simon.