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Leopard—the occasional anthology of the Harvill Press—is a forum for writers the world over. In the present volume are essays by Murray Bail, Stephen Becker, Julio Cortzar, Adriaan van Dis, Julian Gracq, Carol Brown Janeway, Ismail Kadare, Anna Maria Ortese, Jonathan Raban, and the 1998 Nobel Prize winner, Jos Saramago. Jenefer Coates contributes Bearing Witness, a memoir of Leo Labedz, one of the outstanding figures among interpreters of Soviet Russia. The poetry includes a new translation by Peter Norman of Alexander Pushkin’s “The Bronze Horseman;” new work by Paul Durcan; and poems by Gesualdo Bufalino, Ernst Jandl, and Bruno K. Oijer, translated for the first time into English.