PEN World Voices Festival - The Global City

Alaa Al-Aswany
Alaa Al-Aswany's book, The Yacoubian Building, depicts life in a Cairo apartment building.

Carlos Monsivais
Carlos Monsivais' books include Mexican Postcards.

Melania Mazzucco
Melania Mazzucco sets her books in both New York and Rome. Vita: A Novel is set in 1903 New York.

Orhan Pamuk
Orhan Pamuk's book, Istanbul, paints a compelling journey through the city.

Paolo Lins
Paolo Lins' City of God will be translated into English later this year.

Suketu Mehta
Suketu Mehta's Maximum City explores Mumbai's underbelly.