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Roger Angell, who wrote eloquently and insightfully about baseball for more than half a century, died Friday of congestive heart failure, his wife Margaret Moorman told The New York Times. He was 101 years old. Like the great players he adored, from Willie Mays to Derek Jeter, Angell was truly singular. In 2014, he became …

Elspeth Roberta Cameron Langlands was born on November 16, 1940 in Edinburgh. When she was 7, her parents, Robert and Elizabeth (Brash) Langlands, moved their family to Drumtochty, a neo-Gothic castle in Kincardineshire that her father is said to have purchased from the King of Norway. The Langlands established a preparatory school for boys, which …

The 17th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has announced the 2022 Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI) Scholars. The Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI), now in its 10th year, is offering a graduate and doctoral level symposium at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in conjunction with Texas Tech University. Participants attend Provincetown Festival productions and participate …

Stephen King has a unique approach to his film adaptation projects. According to The Guardian, King only charges $1 when granting the rights to a project and must approve the writer, director and main cast. His concern is for the creation rather than the ultimate success of his adaptations. In an interview with Lilja’s Library, …

1922 is the wonderful year of 20th century literature, the so-called annus mirabilis: TS Eliot published land of wasteJames Joyce Released Ulysses and Proust died with Remembrance of things past as ready as ever. Polymath Henry Ergas sent a reminder that 1922 was also the year of DH Lawrence Kangaroo but despite a move in …

Review: Revisiting Rahab Another Look at the Woman of Jericho by Kimberly D. Russaw Wesley Foundry Books Buy at Bookshop.org Hadassah traffic Collective Trauma, Cultural Memory and Identity in the Book of Esther and in the African Diaspora by Ericka Shawndricka Dunbar Routledge Buy at Bookshop.org Texts of Terror (40th Anniversary Edition) Feminist literary readings …

(Official US Senate Photo by Rebecca Hammel) Republican Indiana Sen. Todd Young is among a group of senators who have introduced legislation hoping to ban the use of federal money to establish a disinformation governance council at the Department of Justice. Homeland security. “The idea that a ‘disinformation committee’ of unelected government bureaucrats should enforce …

First published May 6, 2022 at 9:37 am IST Rabindranath Tagore is a well known poet and prolific writer whose works include poetry, short stories and plays. He was also the first Indian to win a Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as a novelist who wrote and composed a whole genre of songs. Rabindranath …

Celebrating literature, stories and ideas, this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival theme, Change My Mind, is one that resonates with Jewish author Morris Gleitzman. “After two years of literary conversations that for me mostly involved talking to myself in the bathroom, I can’t wait to be part of a mutually disturbing physical community again,” Gleitzman said. …

by Jennifer Egan The candy houseEmily St. John Mandel’s sea ​​of ​​tranquilityDouglas Stuart Young Mungoand Margo Jefferson Building a nervous system all are among April’s top-rated titles. Featured by Book Marks, “Rotten Tomatoes for books” by Lit Hub. * 1. sea ​​of ​​tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel(Knopf)23 Rave • 7 Positives • 3 Mixed …

In recent years, there has been a growing dialogue about the degree of empathy the average audience member can generate for a character with excessive economic means. The problems of the wealthy are seen as insignificant or unimportant because these people have the luxury of financial stability to focus on things that are not life …

Matt Hancock’s recent decision to “come out” as dyslexic has drawn sneers from some. “That’s why he speaks so badly,” joked one prankster. Even the usually mild-mannered Phillip Schofield nastily asked Hancock if his dyslexia was to blame for his misinterpretation of social distancing rules. Still, while some scoffed at the former health secretary’s confession, …

The Mahabharata, in its most important aspect, is a sublime work of art in the sense that the German philosopher Martin Heidegger used the term. Through it, a whole world opens up, terms of reference and relationships are defined. But it is not easy, in the times in which we live, to approach the layers …

After Minamoto no Yoritomo had ordered him to track down a former ally, Kajiwara Kagetoki have cleaned his bloody sword in a water Kamakura known to Tachiarai, which means “to wash the sword.” Having gained Yoritomo’s trust, Kagetoki then turned to Minamoto no Yoshitsune. The Light and the Dark Yoshitsune Kagetoki I’m always curious about …

Marc Stein is the Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Professor of History at San Francisco State University, is the author of City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves: Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia, Sexual Injustice: Supreme Court Decisions from Griswold for deerRethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement and The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History. He is more recently …

With the first rays of the morning sun, the nation, after two long years, is about to usher in Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla New Year and the biggest secular holiday for Bangladeshis. This time it will be observed with the characteristic dynamism, unlike the low-key celebration of the previous two years. …

JUlian Barnes has always enjoyed blurring the lines between fiction and non-fiction, writing novels that sound like works of history or criticism. His new novel, riddled to the point of denying the reader, devotes a third of its short length to a 50-page essay on the historical views of the Roman Emperor Julian the Apostate, …

Each year at the Unbound Book Festival, Columbia’s literary community coalesces and mingle with authors from far beyond. Readers can eagerly anticipate the arrival of a favorite author — or clamor for a new writing hero after encountering a particular panel or reading. With so many authors approaching – and to keep it straight – …

School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan Frida Liu is a single working mother in the near future who makes the mistake of leaving her child alone at home for a few hours one afternoon. The authorities are summoned by the neighbors and his daughter Harriet is taken from him. Frida is given the choice …

Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a notorious political showman and demagogue who founded Russia’s far-right Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) and led it for more than 30 years, has died in a hospital in Moscow, the lower house of the State Duma confirmed Wednesday. He was 75 years old. According to Russian media, Zhirinovsky, whose health had been declining …

Established in 1991, Saraswati Samman is one of the country’s most prestigious literary awards. It carries a citation, plaque and cash prize of ₹15 lakh The famous poet and litterateur, Professor Ramdarash Mishra, will receive the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2021, for his collection of poems “Mein to Yahan Hun”, the KK Birla Foundation announced in …

Reza Baraheni, tireless Iranian dissident and former president of PEN Canada (2001-03), has died at the age of 86 in Toronto. He was known as “the Iranian Solzhenitsyn”. “A columnist of his country’s torture industry.” “Iran’s best living poet.” He had the unique distinction, and the misfortune, of being imprisoned and tortured both by the …

authormariebenedict.com/altoona.psu.edu Authors Marie Benedict (left) and Patricia Jabbeh Wesley will read from their works at the Mercyhurst Literary Festival The Mercyhurst University Literary Festival is set to open the book for a third decade. And as usual, the table of contents looks pretty compelling. Throughout April, various writing virtuosos will stop by campus to read …

“Whether it has to happen in the future or not. It had to materialize. With their wounds, and my chest. Persistent and restless. There was exhaustion in being human. That is to say, the quest to be human was tiring again. – Vyomesh Shukla, Kaajal Lagana Bhoolna (Rajkamal, 2020) In the early evening hours, …

The Coleman High School UIL Academic Team won the District Championship at Wednesday’s District Meet held at CHS. The CHS team collected 524 points in total. A total of 24 different students qualified out of 31 spots for the UIL regional competition in Canyon on April 22. Congratulations to all !! The team totals and …

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONFIRMS TORNADO — The National Weather Service confirmed yesterday that damage south and southeast of Decatur from Monday’s storm was caused by an EF-0 tornado with peak winds of 85 miles per hour. The tornado formed southeast of Paradise near County Road 4287, where it caused structural damage to several homes, the …

March 21, 2022, 10:39 a.m. In a move that seems perfectly timed to keep last week’s culture cancellation debate (part 327) going this week, Lambda Literary has preemptively removed writer Lauren Hough from an award shortlist due recent “Twitter disputes”. According to a Substack post from Hough, after being informed a few weeks ago that …

Anthony Veasna So’s short-story collection “Afterparties,” which centers on the lives of Cambodian Americans in California, won the National Book Critics Circle Award for best debut book on Thursday. By turns dark and funny, “Afterparties” explores the ways in which the trauma endured by Cambodian refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge genocide has echoed across …

WARNING: The following contains major spoilers for The Batman, now in theaters. Given its immense success, it’s no surprise that DC and Warner Bros. want more from the world of Matt Reeves. The Batman. Bringing the detective, noir world of Gotham City to life like never before, the film does so using the best versions …

The coming-of-age film is a classic genre in the world of cinema, except for one glaring problem: the male gaze. In 2021, of the 51 highest-grossing films released that year, only seven of the films were directed by women, and of this group, only three of the women were of color (Chloe Zhao, Liesl Tommy …

Confessional writing got a bad press in intellectual circles, seen as more suited to the newspaper than the library. Melissa Febos is the queen of the confessional, or rather a literary and political offshoot. Her latest book, “Girlhood,” about the experience and expectations of living in an early developing female body, is currently up for …

“For the first time, I finally get movie roles where my character’s name is Korean.” Sandra Oh on her trip through Hollywood. | Illuminated Hub Cinema and television What kind of first draft should you write? Whatever type you can, says Matt Bell. | Illuminated Hub Arts and crafts “To have lost her was to …

The invocation, within a novel, of other literary texts of the same genre or of a different genre, what we call, in short, meta-literature, is not an easy but prodigal art. in danger. It can be too intellectual, heavy because scholarly or directly pedantic, just as it can, on the contrary, fall into naivety and …

On November 17, 2021, as juries were meeting to select the National Book Awards winners ahead of that evening’s awards ceremony, similar meetings were taking place in my 9th grade English class in Brookline, Massachusetts. After a month of reading the five finalists for the 2021 National Book Award for Children’s Literature, the students were …

Mysore Prof. K Bhairavamurthy was born on 30th May 1945 in Mandya District, Kottatti Hobli, Santekasalagere Grama. His parents are KN Krishnamurthy and Gowramma. He completed his schooling in his hometown, while he studied Bachelor of Arts at Mysuru Maharaja College. He was congratulated with a master’s degree from Manasa Gangothri University by achieving 3rd …

Different types of make-up and make-up brushes lay on a worksheet from a stage make-up course. Elgin Community College offers many non-traditional opportunities for students, and late-start courses are a great example. Intro to Theater History and Lit began February 22, later than most classes this semester. The decision to delay the class was the …

The intensive Arabic program I ran in 1993 was based at BYU’s Center for Near Eastern Studies in Jerusalem, which is actually located in Arab East Jerusalem. So while being based in Jerusalem was not always ideal for an Arabic language program – the politics of the time eliminated alternatives – it was not as …

Denae Dibrell – Teach for America Educator Denae Dibrell joined Teach For America in the fall of 2014 and taught English II, English AP, and language composition at IDEA College Prep Pharr for four years. While there, she also coached UIL Ready Writing, Literary Criticism and Number Sense. She currently teaches in the writing program …

•Emmanuel Ikechukwu Umeonyirioha The Igbo language will be taught for the first time on February 24 at the University of Oxford, England, as they have appointed a Nigerian, Emmanuel Ikechukwu Umeonyirioha, as their first Igbo language teacher. Umeonyirioha announced the news in a post via his Twitter account on Thursday evening, noting that it was …

Friday, February 18, 2022 By Marie Mischel Intermountain Catholic My writer’s ego has been feeling a little bruised lately. It’s unusual; a career in journalism gave me tough skin, at least as far as my writing goes. I have received criticism since my days on the college newspaper, some justified and some not. It is …

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Scavengers and garbage truck drivers at the Juhr al-Dik landfill, southeast of Gaza City, resumed their work on February 5 despite the large number of scavengers on site . The Gaza Municipality had announced on February 1 that the spread of scavengers at the dump forced workers to suspend work …

2017 The dark tower failed to hit theaters, and a few factors contributed to why the film did so poorly. One of many Stephen King adaptations in recent years, The dark tower stars Idris Elba as otherworldly gunslinger Roland Deschain, who hails from another realm known as Mid-World. When a kid from New York named …

Haveri: Pointing out that more than 25,000 members of Kannada Sahitya Parishat (KSP) who were eligible to vote in elections for administrative posts in the literary corps could not read or write Kannada, KSP Chairman Mahesh Joshi said Friday: “We plan to teach these members the basics of Kannada to make sure they can read …

P. Saravanan’s new book talks about the timeless quality of Tamil hymns In his autobiography, In Charithiram, UV Swaminatha Iyer, the great old man of Tamil literature, recounts an incident where he read the Thiruvachagam aloud to his teacher, Meenakshisundaram Pillai, who was on his deathbed. When it came to line Nunthu Kantru in the …

Jurassic League is on the horizon and fans are clamoring to see how their favorite DC superhero will appear in the reimagined world. However, Marvel fans undoubtedly feel left out. Although Marvel’s Other Worlds are often set in other eras, the number of times Earth’s Mightiest Heroes have become dinosaurs is miserably low. Given the …

Every person’s life is the result of a variety of influences, from family life to careers and friendships that can change the choices they make or leave them relatively unchanged. For Bernardine Evaristo, both positive and negative life experiences led to her new outlook on life. In Manifesto: Never Give UpEvaristo describes and assesses the …

By Mufu Tijani Mythology, folk tales, and even stories from religious books are full of warnings against excessive pride in individuals, groups, or organizations. Also known as pride, there are enough lessons to be learned from literary figures such as Captain Ahab in Herman Melville. Moby-Dick and Satan in John Milton lost paradise on dark …

A previous show of support outside the Chinese Embassy in Stockholm. Stock photography. Photo: Anders Wiklund / TT More than twenty Swedish publishers and writers have, in an open letter to the new Chinese ambassador to Sweden, demanded the release of the Chinese-Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai, who is serving ten years in prison for having …

As global crises give rise to new conspiracy theories online, a long-held belief persists on social media: the CIA coined the term “conspiracy theorist.” However, the evidence shows that the allegation is false. “Conspiracy theory” predates the creation of the Central Intelligence Agency by at least 79 years, while the earliest uses of the term …

At nearly 900 pages in length, this superbly produced volume of John McGahern’s letters represents one of the major achievements of twenty-first century Irish literary criticism.. When McGahern died in 2006 he had firmly established himself as the most revered and influential Irish writer of prose fiction since Joyce and Beckett and it is wonderful …

Title: Beyond ExpectationsAuthor: Reward AkwuPublisher: Ollybell Printing Resources, Port HarcourtPages: 136Reviewer: Boye SalauWhatever prompted Reward Akwu to engage in literary prose writing cannot, with the extreme form of clarity, be dismissed as inconsequential. Like all other journalists, Akwu is a man whose profession and the hurricane of economic survival in Nigeria would hardly allow him …

The nation celebrates its 73rd Republic Day on Wednesday. The Indian government announced the Padma Awards on the eve of Republic Day as per convention. Of the four Padma Vibhushans, 17 Padma Bhushans and 107 Padma Shri are awarded this year. The Keralites honored with the civil awards are environmental campaigner Dr Sosamma Iype, poet …

PORTLAND, Ore. (PORTLAND TRIBUNE) — Justin Heath is all too familiar with the often-needed skill of “changing code” after a decade in the corporate world. Heath grew up in a predominantly black South Carolina town, and he describes his personality and natural way of speaking as more “urban”. When he entered college, he had to …

Toni Morrison often spoke about the inconsistency of race. “When you know someone’s race, what do you know? Virtually nothing,” Morrison said of one such instance during a “60 Minutes” interview in 1998. “You throw in all the stereotypical information and all the baggage that comes with race. But you don’t know anything about that …

Dirda on the stairs leading to her book-filled attic. Photo by Louis Tinsley The Paris review once published a story about Silver Spring resident Michael Dirda, who has written book reviews for the Washington Post since 1977. The title of the 2012 article: “Book Shopping with the Best-Read Man in America.” Growing up in Lorain, …

Terry Teachout, a cultural critic who, in his columns for the Wall Street Journal, Daily News and other publications, has put his global intelligence to work on Broadway, ballet, bluegrass and virtually every art form intermediaries, died Thursday at a friend’s home in Smithtown, NY, on Long Island. He was 65 years old. His brother, …

The essays range from the well-known (“What White Publishers Won’t Print”, “High John de Conquer”, “How It Feels to Be Colored Me”) to the unpublished, such as the title essay. “You Don’t Know Us Negroes” posits that white fiction writers are woefully ignorant of real black life, and instead of seeking to learn, they rely …

Jamie Lynn Spears has opened up about his “complicated” relationship with his older sister, Britney Spears, in an interview that airs Wednesday. The rift between the famous siblings has become apparent over the past year, as “Toxic” singer Britney Spears has publicly criticized her sister, as well as both of her parents, in numerous Instagram …

Dozens of leading Australian scientists have joined in the growing condemnation of a minister’s decision to veto funding for humanities projects, calling for an end to “political interference” in the process. peer review. In an open letter to Sue Thomas, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Research Council (ARC), and the country’s Acting Education Minister …

Sadaket Ali MalikWali Mohmad Aseer Kishtwari is a renowned name from Kashmir, Urdu literature, and Jammu and Kashmir history.An emblematic figure was born in Kh. Ghulam Qadir Batt Berwari at Berwar Kishtwar village on August 2, 1954.I was brought up in local schools like Islamia Faridia School, Kishtwar and ML Upper Secondary School in Kishtwar. …

Lily Collins disagrees with some of viewers’ opinions about her character “Emily in Paris”. “A lot of Emily’s qualities, if you put them on paper, would seem so boring,” she told Nylon. “To have someone upbeat, bright and bubbly – it’s sad to think people would look and say, ‘That’s a lot. “These are such …

North Carolina’s strong literary tradition is celebrated by the North Carolina Book Awards 2021, presented by the NC Literary and Historical Association. The annual awards recognize significant works by North Carolina writers. Since its founding in September 1900, the NC Literary and Historical Association has been committed to stimulating literary production and to collecting and …

The world of anime has something for everyone since the medium covers all literary genres and subgenres. Some series are famous for their heartfelt drama, like Basket of fruits, while series like My hero university are heavy on action. In these anime, bad things can happen, from injury and death to grief, horror, and emotional …

Bhubaneswar: Three Odisha literati have been selected for the 2021 Kendriya Sahitya Akademi Prize. Poet Hrushikesh Mallick will receive the award for his book ‘Sarijaithiba Opera’. The other two who have been honored are Digaraj Brahma and Debabrata Das. While Brahma will receive the Bal Sahitya Puraskar (Odia) for his book ‘Geeta Kahe Matir Katha’, …

Famous gay film director James Ivory is one of the founders of independent films, which is part of the successful collaboration between Ismail Merchant (producer) and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (screenwriter) which began in 1961, creating classics of the period intelligent literary like A Room With A View, Howard’s End, Remnants Of The Day, and Maurice. …

(PenguinRandom House, non-fiction) Ramchandra Guha’s new book (Source: Amazon.in) Historian Ramachandra Guha’s new book looks at the lives and legacies of seven foreigners who joined India’s struggle for freedom. To be released in January, Rebels Against the Raj tells the story of four men and three women – four of whom are British, two Americans …

“What about the baby?” ” Alice mcdermottFarrar, Straus and Giroux, $ 27 Like all the best books ostensibly on writing and reading, “What About the Baby? Some Thoughts on the Art of Fiction” by novelist Alice McDermott reminds us to attend. Noticing the way words relate is noticing the nuances of communication, that is, noticing …

Docuseries mushroomed in 2021 as streamers increased their offerings and viewers benefited. The wide range of series spanned from investigation to rumination, sports, crime and music. At their best, they stood up against the best TV series of the year – Variety Television critic Caroline Framke chose Netflix’s “High on the Hog: How African American …

Photo: Joyce Dopkeen / The New York Times / Redux During her lifetime, revolutionary feminist theorist Bell Hooks wrote over 40 books. hooks, who died this week at age 69, was a prolific and incisive writer who examined race, class, gender, media, and art across multiple genres, including literary criticism, children’s fiction, and memoir . …

Well known for her work at the intersection of gender, race and class, Gloria Jean Watkins, better known by her pseudonym of Bell Hooks, was named one of TIME’s 100 Women of the Year. She has been a champion of women’s issues and an inspiration to many. Disregarding convention, she began to write her name …

LOS ANGELES – Many are called “icons”. Anne Rice really was. She died yesterday at the age of 80 from a stroke. His son Christopher, a prolific writer in his own right, was by his side. He posted his death on his popular Facebook page: “Earlier this evening Anne passed away from a stroke. She …

SINGAPORE – Housewife Tamilselvi Rajarajan, 52, was heartbroken when her friend, a migrant worker in Singapore, struggled to stay stuck in a dormitory during the pandemic. Her angst became the starting point for Window, which won first prize in the Tamil short story category at the 15th Golden Point Awards, a creative writing competition for …

David Levine WH Auden From issue one, WH Auden has been a major contributor of poetry and criticism to New York Review; the 1969 Christmas issue, in rare form, featured “The Ballad of Barnaby” in its entirety on the cover (written for guitar and heavenly chorus accompaniment). In our holiday issue this year, we published …

Allegorizations of Jan MorrisFaber & Faber, 224pp, £ 14.99 “Although I am writing this on a sunny spring day in Wales,” noted travel writer and historian Jan Morris, “by the time you read it, I’ll be gone!” She kept her word: Morris died last year at age 94, and this collection of essays has always …

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I’ve been on Twitter for almost a decade and still am not convinced. If you tap on it, I would say I hate him more than I love him, and I’m far from loving him. It’s where I …

Dave Hickey, the totemic cultural critic whose quick-witted work both democratized and split the art world in two, has died at the age of 82. Hickey died in his Santa Fe, New Mexico home. The cause of death was heart disease. Armed with humor, a deep intellect, and an alchemical ability to mix up and …

Poet and author Robert Bly (R) is shown with fellow American literary figure Coleman Barks (L) during a ceremony at the University of Tehran in Iran on May 17, 2006. Bly died on Sunday at the age of 94 years old. File photo by Mohammad Kheirkhah / UPI | License photo November 22 (UPI) – …

His name and his project have been everywhere. Nikole Hannah-Jones is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who covers racial injustice for the New York Times Magazine. She is the creator of the landmark The 1619 project – an ongoing initiative that began with the 400th anniversary of the start of American slavery. The Project 1619 …

Abdurraqib has also earned praise from organizers of local activist groups, like the Juvenile Justice Coalition and Black Queer & Intersectional Collective, who say that social awareness in his work is something that also appears in his life. He has been a regular at protests against police brutality, they said, and is happy to speak …

It’s hard, but not impossible, to remember when Twyla Tharp was seen as some kind of bomb thrower. When Deuce Coupé premiered at the New York City Center in 1973, the New York Times wrote, “Twyla Tharp does a piece for the spring season of City Center Joffrey Ballet, and the dance world is amazed. …

Shantha succumbed to cancer on Tuesday morning while in Delhi to receive the award Writer Balan Putheri, one of the Padma Shri recipients for 2021, couldn’t smile when he accepted the honor from President Ramnath Kovind in New Delhi on Tuesday. The pyre of his wife, Shantha Kadavath, was still smoldering when Mr. Balan received …

“Gosha-e-Rasheed” was created in memory of the famous novelist, researcher, critic and renowned professor of Urdu literature, Dr Rasheed Amjad at the International Islamic University of Islamabad (IIUI) ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – November 8, 2021): “Gosha-e-Rasheed” was created in memory of the famous novelist, researcher, critic and renowned professor of Urdu literature, …

November 6, 2021 A YOUNG WOMAN holds a book and smiles. “This is the first day I read ‘The Song of Achilles’,” she said. The video advances. “And that,” she moaned, her face stained with tears, “I’m the one finishing it off.” Another clip, titled “Books That Will Make You SOB,” features written notes about …

A call for contributions via RelCFP: Hello everyone. I am editing a series with Rowman & Littlefield / Lexington on a series of academic books critically analyzing elements of Jewish science fiction and fantasy (this is the title of the series). https://rowman.com/action/series/les/lexjsf As such, I would like authors with concepts to write about. So far …

Now that it’s November, Spooky Season may be technically over, but as we move on to the holidays, you can keep your spirits up to all that is dark and spooky – or, rather, undead. Keanu Reeves’ beloved vampire movie, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, is now streaming on Netflix delivering plenty of thrills, thrills, and drama …

Photos courtesy of Silay Lumbera He chose a path and he took it, and from the moment he made that decision, he never wavered and his art and politics have always reflected his humanity. National artist for literature Bienvenido Lumbera passed away on September 25, 2021, and it is a great loss for all Filipinos. …

Choice of the week The unlikely murderer Stig in the dumps … The unlikely murderer. Photography: Netflix Netflix, from Friday November 5Stable and stoic Sweden seems an unlikely place for political assassination. But in 1986, the shooting of Prime Minister Olof Palme sparked one of the biggest police investigations in the country’s history – and …

This year, Youngkin is focusing his closing post on what he calls “parental rights” – a global column for conservative causes like opposition to mask warrants, vaccine demands and human rights. transgender, and fueling fears about how race is taught in schools. For months, the conservative media gave national attention to local events in suburban …

Earlier this month, Phil Klay’s 2020 novel Missionaries was published in paperback. The book was selected by former President Barack Obama last December as one of his “favorite books of 2020And was named one of the “10 Best Books of 2020” by the Wall Street Journal. Not bad for a first novel, right? And he’s …

In 2007, Amitav Ghosh released his famous novel, The Glass Palace, of consideration for the Commonwealth Writers Prize, citing his objection to the use of the term “community” and the colonial history associated with it as the reason for its withdrawal. Throughout his career, the award-winning writer has observed the world around him with a …