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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. …