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The group’s new visual identity comes after last month’s fundraising round in which it raised around $ 150 million and called on Japanese-based Itochu Corporation, a trade and textiles company, as strategic investors, and Chinese high-end shoe maker Stella International, as well as a private equity firm. Capital of Xiji. Cheng wants to use this …

NEW YORK – Jason Mott’s “Hell of a Book,” a surreal meta-narrative about an author’s promotional tour and his haunted past and present, won the National Book Award for Fiction – a twist that Mott did had not imagined for himself. “Hell of a Book” is a satirical version of a black writer’s adventures on …

” NOTNationalism is the the safeguard of all these treasures which are threatened without a foreign army crossing the border, without the physical invasion of the territory. It is the defense of the nation against the foreigner from within. So wrote Charles Maurras, a reactionary and anti-Semitic French author, in “My Political Ideas” in 1937. …

French singer Edith Piaf’s ‘love boat’, which the icon is said to have used for secret dates, is on sale for £ 1.5million. The 40-foot-long Flamingo, or “Pink Flamingo” in English, rests in St. Katharine’s Dock in central London, at the foot of the Tower of London and offers stunning views of the River Thames. …

Seattle writer Nathan Harris’ debut novel “The Softness of Water” is the winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, awarded annually by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation to a fictional writer African American emerging. The winner receives $ 15,000. The 15th annual Gaines Prize will be presented to Harris at 6:30 p.m. …

Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson in a scene from ‘Dune’. At the onset of winter, the days get darker earlier and we are looking for more nightly entertainment. A night at the movies becomes more appealing and “Dune” is the first major blockbuster to attempt to fill that void in your schedule. It’s pure science …

Millions of people around the world have left their ancestral homes to come to America, believing that their lives would be better and that they could build their American dream. “People come here penniless but not without culture,” said Mary Pipher, bestselling author and clinical psychologist. “They bring us gifts. We can synthesize the best …

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues around the world, one wonders if it has not already profoundly changed our way of life. Could we find ourselves like those prisoners who, once released, miss their cell, finding in their regained independence the bitter taste of anguish? This last year and a half, so focused on security, has …

My friend, Hester McFarland Solomon, who died at the age of 78, has devoted her professional life to the treatment of psychological illnesses, as a renowned Jungian psychoanalyst in the development school. She rose to the pinnacle of her profession as an analyst, author, teacher and administrator, and in 2007 became only the second female …

If you’re even remotely interested in French politics, there’s a good chance you’ve come across his name in recent weeks. The hubbub around Eric Zemmour, a presidential candidate who is not running (yet), is hard to miss. At the same time, the media fury around this non-presidential candidate has shed light on how journalists, television …