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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]’. …

– Pedro Ribeiro Simões Raphèl mai amècche zabì almi – Dante, Inferno XXXI: 67 A CURIOUS news item 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, and it is led …

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, …