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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 …

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 …

Fearing criticism for cultural appropriation would prevent writers from being able to write fiction and limit them to memoirs, Lionel Shriver said. The bestselling author of We Need To Talk About Kevin, a novel about a school massacre, said if writers are too reluctant to create characters or settings outside of their own lived experiences …

Summary Christian Ahihou is Senior Lecturer in French (Department of World Languages ​​and Literatures) and Professor of Human Sciences (Core Humanities) at the University of Nevada, Reno. His area of ​​specialization is French and French-speaking literatures and cultural studies of the 20th and 21st centuries. Although he is interested in Afro-Francophone literatures and cultures (Maghreb, …

As we celebrate The New York Times Book Review’s 125th anniversary, take a journey with us through the newspaper’s early years as we examine how its literary coverage began – and how it evolved and grew before being derived into the book. Journal as we know it today. It all started in the very first …

The National Merit Scholarship Program recognized Samantha Medina Pow and Ken Yaguchi, senior high school seniors at Hector J. Garcia Early College. Medina Pow and Yaguchi have been named Recommended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program 2022. Medina Pow and Yaguchi are among 34,000 recommended students across the country recognized for their outstanding academic …

All products and services presented by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire publishers. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain verifiable data for accounting purposes. Anyone who knows cinema is probably familiar with the genius of Stanley Kubrick. But watching movies isn’t the …

Richard Walker’s article in The National describing the criticism the newspaper has received online for publishing Scots is very important for the future of our languages ​​and therefore our identity and culture (Hindsight is real, and it prevents us from seizing our independence, October 14). It details the objections that allow them to be refuted. …

For much of the past decade, Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard was part of a cohort of writers left behind in WG Sebald’s long backdraft, whose work drew its strength from the difficult and sometimes ephemeral between reality and fiction. Sebald was interested in the subjective nature of history and the tension between the macro-scale …

Was this the latest wave of Covid for the United States? After a sharp summer surge, driven by the Delta variant, the coronavirus is once again on the decline in the United States, but given the number of unvaccinated Americans, it is too early to abandon basic precautions, scientists warn. The potential emergence of a …

Life is short and unpredictable like the April rain; in autumn it doesn’t rain silver drops on your head, but falling leaves remind us that life is so transitory and fleeting. The human species under the influence of selective amnesia tries to forget about death and go on living without thinking that sometimes death can …

Now that the Great Holy Days are over, I am studying a new “sacred” text. I’m talking about the award-winning Apple TV Plus series, “Ted Lasso”. Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) is a Midwestern college football coach who is recruited to coach AFC Richmond, a British football team. Except, of course, that British football is football. …

JEREMY Clarkson is considered a hero by farmers for his work in bringing the reality of farming to viewers of his Amazon Prime show Clarkson’s Farm, The temperature reported. Speaking last weekend The temperature and Sunday opening hours Cheltenham Literary Festival, farmer and author James Rebanks said: “I can report from the farming community that …

MOSUL, Iraq / BOGOTA, Colombia: Taking a seat at the head table at the Mosul Book Forum café one evening in September, political blogger Saad Amer introduced his two guest speakers, both independent candidates in the October 10 legislative elections. in Iraq. It was the fifth such event hosted by the Khutwa Club, a debate …

The 2021 Frank Schirrmacher Prize goes to German-American billionaire Peter Thiel, who made his fortune as a co-founder of PayPal and other tech companies. The award ceremony takes place on October 7, at the Berlin offices of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ). Frank Schirrmacher was author and co-editor of the German daily. After his death …

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Literature went to American poet Louise Gluck. – AFP photo STOCKHOLM, October 7 – After almost a decade of exclusively Western authors, will the Nobel Prize for Literature broaden its horizons? Providers of the prestigious award have a chance on Thursday to deliver on their diversity pledge. A #MeToo scandal …

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I have always been intrigued by literary families with more than one author published. What must it be like to be able to pick up the phone and discuss the writing process, the plot, and the character? Share …

Who will watch the observers, indeed? There are direct echoes of Swift’s cannibalism in Soyinka’s Chronicles, where one of the central characters, a surgeon called Dr Menka, who spends his days caring for the mutilated victims of violence endemic to the Jos region, finds out. a thriving underground market for parts of the human body …

RIYAD – Iraqi and Saudi intellectuals discussed the achievements of Badr Shakir Al-Sayyab, the famous Iraqi poet and his pioneering role in the renewal movement of contemporary Arab literature and his experience through which he was able to further develop the Arabic poem. The symposium, organized by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on the sidelines …

Paul Auster is in bed. We talk on the phone and it is in his room that his welcome is best. “I much prefer phone calls,” he says. “So much better than those terrible little squares on a screen.” Known for his elegant and pithy novels – The New York trilogy and Moon palace are …

Photo: Neeman Sobhan “> Photo: Neeman Sobhan [Casa di Romeo, Via Arche delle Scaligere: Historians say this was the house of Cagnolo Nogarola, a Guelph supporter, like the Capulets, Juliet’s family. But according to legend and literary texts, the Monetcchi family, or the Montagues, lived here until the 14th century, and the V-shaped battlement was …

FICTIONRed skyNicolas rothwellText, $ 32.99 We don’t normally think of Australian writers as exquisite, but Nicolas Rothwell is exquisite, a writer whose work bears the insignia of world art and literature. He’s a cultured writer, and culture – the way in which culture settles into a particular personality and sensibility – is a big part …

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Pondicherry, Gurmeet Singh, congratulated the two former professors of the institution who received the Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi Semmozhi Tamil Prize from the Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai. P. Marudhanayagam, former responsible for English and K. Rajan, former professor of history, were the recipients of the prize instituted …

PUDUCHERRY: Two former professors from the University of Pondicherry have been shortlisted for the Tamil Classical Kalaignar M Karunanidhi Prize from the Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai. Former Professor and Head of the English Department, University of Pondicherry, P Marudhanayagam, who retired in 2001, was shortlisted for the 2013 Prize of the Year. Former …

Poet Shahid Anwar Poet Shahid Anwar died at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Chattogram. He was 61 years old. Poet Sajidul Hoque said poet Shahid Anwar was admitted to Max Hospital on Mehedibag Road in Chattogram after suffering cardiac arrest two days ago. Shahid Anwar is survived by …

We each have our story of Bob Dylan, our story of digging our way through the vast work of the great artist. For years, if not decades, there was a clear distinction to be made between True Believers, “Bobcats” and “Dylanologists,” and what you might call “Lay Dylan fans” – those who know a great …

No less than 10 Tamil scholars and scholars will be awarded the Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi Tamil Classical Award from the Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai for the years 2010 to 2019. Former University of Pennsylvania professor Dr VS Rajam would receive the award for 2010 and former vice chancellor of the University of …

Tthis is the month to greet two poets from Belfast: the first revisits something that has already happened; the second explores, more often than not, what did not happen in the light of what could. Gail McConnell The sun Is open talks about his father’s murder. She was three years old when, in 1984, William …

Yet the experience had left Rauch suspicious. Shortly after the sale of “Der Anbräuner”, Rauch withdrew from an exhibition in Leipzig which was to be one of his largest exhibitions in his native country in a decade. Rauch sometimes speaks of his art as a peristaltic filtration system that sucks up everything around it, and …

Former Eton teacher Will Knowland. Photo: YouTube A former teacher at Britain’s elite Eton College is embroiled in controversy after conducting a softball interview with a writer who claimed “Jews were always behind pornography” among other racist statements. UK news site online new reported that E. Michael Jones made the comments during a YouTube interview …

Namrata Joshi (L) Nagpur: This is a crucial time for the mainstream Bollywood audience to wake up and smell the coffee and come up with original ideas for cinema, said journalist and film critic Namrata Joshi at the Vidarbha Literary’s first preparatory event. Festival (VLF) 2022 to be held in February. The event is supported …

Before Farah Jasmine Griffin went to school, her father, a welder at the Sun Shipbuilding Company in Chester, Pa., Took her to the library and bookstores, and read and discussed African writers. Americans with it. When she was in third grade, he gave her two paperback books: “The Little Red White and Blue Book: Revolutionary …

Sep 25, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. France reacted with fury to American, Australian and British training plans a new defense pact in the Pacific. France was not invited to join. Australia is also canceling a contract for …

In 2016, when Ram Lal Joshi’s self-published non-fiction book “Aina” received the Madan Puraskar, Nepal’s most respected Nepalese Book Award, Joshi’s life changed overnight. Before the award, very few people knew Joshi, a resident of Dhangadhi, and his work. After winning the award, Joshi’s book began to stand on its own, and he found himself …

Once, I was changing a flat tire on Highway 90 south of Valentine. A breeder stopped to help me finish the job. As he was leaving, I asked him, “How far to Marfa?” He casually turned his hand south and said, “Oh, not far.” Just down the road a bit. Everything about his gesture and …

Gabe Kapler did not look at “ums” or “sinks”. No filler jargon. He opted for persistent silence, searching for the right words to pick. How does he explain this growth of his, so that those outside the bubble would understand? How does he reconcile the rift between the manager who left Philadelphia and the one …

I was delighted to have the chance to review Perplexity. Richard Powers is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Perplexity had been shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021 (and is now on the final list). The conversation on this book was likely to be as big as any literary fiction release this year and I had …

Professor Victor Merriman is professor of critical studies in theater and member of the international editorial board of UNITAS. Having published numerous articles and book chapters on postcolonial criticism, Irish theater, theater pedagogy and cultural policy, he is also a founding member of the One Hour Theater Company and the Liverpool Irish Literary Theater. His …

Kochi: Ms. Leelavathy, a distinguished writer and literary critic who won the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Fellowship, said she was happy with national recognition and hopes to continue her literary endeavors. “It is a great recognition of my work and my contributions. I am happy to receive it. These days I mainly spend my time reading …

Prominent English writer Ruskin Bond, Hindi writer Vinod Kumar Shukla and six others were shortlisted for the Sahitya Akademi scholarship on Saturday. The National Academy of Letters said in a statement that the Sahitya Akademi General Council, which met under the chairmanship of its president, Dr Chandrashekhar Kambar, announced its highest honor, the scholarship. The …

This week, the United States resumed deportation flights to Haiti under the public health order. On Wednesday, immigration and customs services repatriated around 90 Haitians. Among those deported were families with young children, according to the Haitian Bridge Alliance, a rights group, which also said they had been deported under Title 42. Many Haitian families …

Humans, we are mysterious creatures. Which floats my boat might not float yours – and what about the attraction? We are all turned on by different qualities, especially in a partner. From their sense of humor to their size, their gender, the color of their eyes, their self-confidence, their origins, their manners, their goals and …

The Russian government has been increasingly blunt in recent days about its willingness to use threats of arrest to prevent use of the app. “With the participation of Apple and Google, specific crimes are committed, the scale of which can only increase in the coming days”, declared Thursday Vladimir Dzhabarov, member of the upper house …

BAKOU, Azerbaijan, September 17 Tendency: An evening dedicated to the 100th birthday of Polish philosopher, futurist and science fiction writer, winner of domestic and foreign awards Stanislav Lem was held at the Maksud Ibragimbekov Creativity Center. The event was organized by the Maksud Ibrahimbekov Creativity Center, the Polish International Science Center, the Polish Embassy in …

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 09/16/2021 (CHICAGO, IL) – The Poetry Foundation has announced Patricia Smith as the recipient of the 2021 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, Susan Briante as the 2021 Pegasus Prize Winner for Poetic Criticism, and Bryan Byrdlong, Steven Espada Dawson, Noor Hindi, Natasha Rao and Simon Shieh as …

From 1933, Thomas Mann lived in exile, where he clung scowling to the precious notion of German culture. His family kept pushing him to denounce the Nazis. In 1936, he took the plunge and protested against anti-Semitism. His criticism of Hitler’s regime gained momentum. The BBC broadcast his speeches to Germany where those who listened …

But Mr. Ingram, an organizer and activist, was not a terrorism suspect. Officers were looking for him in connection with his participation in a protest, where they said he spoke through a megaphone near a patroller’s ear, causing him temporary hearing loss. He would later be charged with assaulting a police officer – a case …

They oppose the university’s statement on the revised English curriculum. English teachers at several Delhi University (DU) colleges objected to a statement issued by the university administration on the revised English curriculum where some texts were dropped. A press release, endorsed by more than 100 professors, demanded the reinstatement of the three texts which were …

ORLAND PARK, IL – Kathleen Rooney, author of the famous novel “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk”, will give a talk Thursday at 7 pm at the Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S. Ravinia Avenue. According to the library, Rooney will discuss the actual pigeon and soldier that inspired his most recent book, “Dear Friend and …

In 1944 Max Harris, 23, was an Adelaide-based poet and co-editor of the modernist and literary art review Angry Penguins. In that year’s edition, it featured the poems of Ern Malley, who was said to have died the previous year at the age of 25. But while posting these poems, he fell in love with …

With the growth of the Internet and social media, and the importance they place on content, copyright has become more important than ever! Copyright covers all types of created content – physical or digital, written, videographic, sound recordings, paintings, photographs, etc. In legal jargon, the term “copyright” is a legal right that protects the interests …

Have you ever suspected that some of the facts of the day on those desk calendars are made up? I imagine someone in an office saying, ‘Quick, we don’t have a fact for April 22, give me one’, and a colleague suggesting, ‘Just say whoever made up the point interrogation was born on this day …

Posted on Sunday August 22, 2021 | 10h47 Updated 3 hours and 6 minutes ago NEW YORK (AP) – By the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to attempt something that seemed unthinkable to early novelists – turning it into fiction. “At the start of the pandemic, I …

There is a tendency to write books featuring famous literary characters for children. In Urdu, among books of this ilk we have Bachchon ke Ghalib (Ghalib for children) or Bachchon ke Iqbal (Iqbal for children) or one of the other renowned modern figures whose lives and works are rendered in simple anecdotal prose and paraphrased …

To paraphrase 18th century British playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan, this book contains much of what is new and what is true. Unfortunately, what is new is not true, and what is true is not new. Mixing his degrees in literature and neuroscience, Angus Fletcher, professor of history science at Ohio State University, offers a spectacularly …

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What is the use of learning a dead language that no one speaks anymore? This is often the criticism addressed to the teaching of Latin. At least it was definitely by my classmates to our – whisper it – full West London school in the late 1980s. For decades, this archaic language was deemed redundant …

It’s August 3, a new month begins and with it 4 weeks of new series, films, documentaries and specials. At Betech, we have collected all the premieres from six platforms –Netflix, HBO Spain, Movistar +, Amazon Prime Video, Disney + and Apple TV +– in a single news, and with links to see the complete …

From the garden table where we chat, I have a good view of John Boyne’s “ego room” – the pale green, light-drenched annex he comes to, at 8:30 am every morning, seven days. out of seven, to write, and which is filled with global editions of the 21 books he has produced over the past …

Jk rowling today called a Twitter troll who tweeted a death threat against her claiming unsuccessful attempts to undo it following comments she made about transgender issues left critics “only one place to go.” An account titled ‘Sam (Egocom Arc)’ told the author last night: ‘Wish you a nice pipe bomb in the mailbox [sic]’. …

Photo source: Pedro Ribeiro Simões – CC BY 2.0 “Raphèl mai amècche zabì almi” -Dante, Hell XXXI: 67 A curious news Object has been around recently: the military now employs novelists and literary types to predict the future. The zero point of this initiative – which looks like a NATO initiative – is Tübingen, Germany, …

HONG KONG — One of Hong Kong’s most established pro-democracy civic organizations said it was laying off paid staff and halving the size of its steering committee after Beijing stepped up its crackdown on opposition activities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of China’s Democratic Patriotic Movements is best known …