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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 …