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1 hr ago | Groong
RESIDENCE IN QUEBEC Diana Hambardzumyan of Armenia is writer-in-residence at Val-David, Quebec, upon the invitation of the International Writers and Artists' Residency program.
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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose
5 hrs ago | University at Buffalo
"At a time when most commentary about migration and immigration is marred by ideologically rigid formulations, the festival aims to raise the level of civic discourse in Western New York by exploring our origins through history, literature and the arts."
9 hrs ago | USA Today
Book Buzz: Study finds people absorb less on e-readers Here's more fodder for the great paper vs. e-book debate.
10 hrs ago | Stanford
In his latest book, Stanford Professor Gavin Jones analyzes theories of failure as portrayed in works of Poe, Twain and others.
14 hrs ago | New Statesman
Chinese relations with the Soviets shaped the communist world during "de-Stalinisation", shaping too Kadare's period in Moscow.
18 hrs ago | Rediff.com
The book Anandamath by Bankim Chandra has remarkable lessons for entrepreneurs on how a group of undervalued people contributed to the freedom movement and took on the British empire.
Call Me Burroughs: To say that William S. Burroughs lived an interesting life is an understatement in itself.
The new bill that seeks to block the Common Core in Ohio would wipe out the state's just-adopted graduation requirements and also seeks to set broad standards on its own - taking aim at modern and foreign authors and taking an unclear stand on religious interpretations of science.
Ferguson, Missouri, has opened our eyes to old and new unpleasant truths about the U.S. of A. First, a small Southern town burning over race - that's a story we know by heart.
Image Caption: Magpies are actually frightened of new objects instead of being attracted to them, according to researchers.
An author usually associated with children's literature will take the plunge into a darker world with the release of a novel 'strictly for adults'.
The American art critic Jed Perl, in a recent piece that focused on European modernism in New Republic , titles it more generally as Liberals are Killing Art, How the Left Became obsessed with Ideology over Beauty.The title is a giveaway, but to iterate the obvious, Perl is arguing for emotion, ardour and imagination against what he thinks is the ... (more)
Back to this column, fully aware of the spiritual distances which travel imposes.
Paulo Coelho's acclaimed novels tend toward allegory and spiritualism, with his monster success, The Alchemist , about a shepherd who journeys to find buried treasure that's actually back home.
ALEXANDER THEROUX is for the reader who exults in obscure words, abundant lists, and unapologetic omnivorousness.
Keighley News reports the new of the acquisition of the Wuthering Heights 1920 script by the BrontA« Parsonage Museum and gives some more details: Sarah Laycock, library and information officer at the parsonage, said this week: "It is fantastic that we have this.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 08:44 pm
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