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6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
Stanely Mushava Literature Today Book: Tamba iri Kurira Author: Felix Manyimbiri Publisher: Mambo Press Felix Manyimbiri's latest offering, "Tamba Iri Kurira," is a penetrating expose into the nether thoroughfares of corruption, crime and decadence which a growing segment of society is frequenting in the quest for riches.
9 hrs ago | Safari Books Online
Dramatic and controversial changes in the funding of science over the past two decades, towards its increasing commercialization, have stimulated a huge literature trying to set out an "economics of science".
13 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Through his spell with words, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, one of the most popular writers of Bangladesh and West Bengal , India, captivated his readers and fans who gathered at a bookshop in Chittagong city on Saturday evening, to listen to their favourite writer.
16 hrs ago | Hindustan Times
Though she is hardly able to crane her neck enough to read all the titles of the books stacked up at a stall at the Delhi Book Fair, seven-year-old Trishani manages to get her hands on one of the pop-up books.
RURAL schools in the rugged and remote north-west of Simbu Province have been visited by Francis Nii, Arnold Mundua, Mathias Kin and Jimmy Awagl to promote literature among early age school children.
If you're looking for a writer who can do any style or genre, then David Mitchell fits the bill.
Francisco Antolin, the driver and co-founder of Tell A Story, speaks to a couple of Danish tourists who purchased some books from his mobile bookstore.
"It was my father and my sister who constantly beseeched my mother and me to read more, to find succour for life in books, to soothe our aches and pains with words and more words," remarks Yolandi Von Riesen, the narrator of Miriam Toews's new novel, in which the ability of literature to act as an antidote to despair is tested to the limit.
During a panel moderated by The Washington Post's film critic Anne Hornaday - Great Books to Great Movies on Saturday, Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. during the National Book Festival - authors E.L. Doctorow, Alice McDermott, Paul Auster and Lisa See, whose books were made into movies, will discuss and present in a multimedia exhibit clips from films based on ... (more)
At this summer's Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica, thousands turned up for readings by big-name authors: Salman Rushdie, Jamaica Kincaid, Zadie Smith and Albert Johnson.
They met in 2009 at the Paradise Landing Indoor Waterpark, now closed, which used to be part of the Hilton in downtown Milwaukee.
A bestselling author who sells books by the million, Jennifer Weiner is on an almighty mission to get 'chick lit' the serious attention she believes it is due.
Bloomsbury PublishingPeriodically, there will be a flurry of activity intended to raise the profile of the humble short story, too often neglected as a literary form.
The singer and songwriter plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Admission costs $10.
The Bangkok theatre scene has managed to stay relevant with regards to political matters, despite now being arguably less popular than film and literature Gandhi Wasuvitchayagit, who is also the music director, plays Kularb Saipradit while Montakan Rangsipramanakul, the editor-in-chief of Madame Figaro and host of TV show Diva Cafe, stars as ... (more)
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