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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 …