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Miriam Frank

Contributors

Miriam Frank had fled two wars and lived on three continents by the age of 12. She qualified as a consultant in anaesthesia and is a passionate literary translator. My Innocent Absence, Tales from a Nomadic Life is her memoir.

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2011

Monday, 28 February 2011

Miriam Frank had to adjust to new countries and new languages before becoming a successful anaesthetist and respected translator. Prolific writer Rosemary Friedman gives us an insight into the world of books, theatre and television. Together they discussed what is remembered, revealed or kept silent in autobiographies.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.