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“” Agatha Christie and her daughter Rosalind (right) are featured in a newspaper article reporting the novelist’s disappearance. Thousands of people have joined the manhunt to find her. Archives Hulton/Getty Images In the spring of 1926, Agatha’s beloved mother died, leaving her devastated. To make matters worse, Archie (who had told her earlier that he …

The university had planned to host novelist Marlon James as part of this year’s Gerhold Lecture Series in October; Unfortunately, the event had to be canceled due to numerous flight delays which prevented the author from arriving on campus in time for the event to take place. The English department has tentatively rescheduled James for …

DRIFT, by Aberaeron novelist Caryl Lewis, has been announced as the first Welsh Waterstones book of the year 2022. Moving between the wild Welsh coast and war-torn Syria, Drift is a love story with a difference: a hypnotic tale of lost identity, the search for a home and the wondrous resilience of the human spirit. …

Growing up, I had heard stories that there had been a writer in the family before me: a great-grandmother, Lily Watson, who died in 1932. But it was never presented as something serious, and my kind dad wasn’t one to reminisce. Besides, it was many years after the death of Lily’s daughter — my grandmother …

A faculty endowment and a creative writing workshop are coming to Northwestern University thanks to donations made by school alumnus George RR Martin, author of the novels “A Song of Ice and Fire,” about which the series “Game of Thrones” was based. $3 million in donations from the novelist will help create the George RR …

A leading professional dance company from the BC interior is celebrating its 20th anniversary with performances by an Indigenous choreographer throughout its 2022-2023 season. Ballet Kelowna, which was founded in 2002, announced this week that Cameron Fraser-Monroe, a member of the Tla’amin First Nation, will be its first artist-in-residence. As part of her residency, Fraser-Monroe …

Local newsletter is your free, daily guide to living in Colorado. For the locals, by the locals. Register today! Novelist Kate Manning kept a photo of 100 men wearing funny hats in her office for years. The panorama is a group photo of the 1915 National Retail Monument Dealers convention in Marble, and Manning’s great-grandfather …

House » Policy » International » Ex-Tamil rebel jailed for attempted murder of ex-SL Prez Gotabaya wins best Tamil novelist award Posted by: Gopi October 29, 2022 By Susitha Fernando Colombo, Oct 30 (SocialNews.XYZ) The former Tamil rebel, who was imprisoned for the attempted assassination of Sri Lanka’s former defense secretary-turned-president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has won …

“Dammi Falastini,” a song about Palestinian pride by Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf, echoed around Flint Loop as students gathered last Friday for UB Amnesty International’s “Free Palestine” march from North Campus to South Campus . The annual march, led by the Muslim Student Association in previous years, was held on Friday to protest against human …

The Sheraton Hotel in Guildford is a hive of authors, aspiring writers and books for the 30th edition of Surrey International Writers Conference. This week, the five-day event returned as an in-person rally, amplified by online workshops and courses created over the last two years of COVID-19 pandemic. The popular conference was started in the …

American writer Jennifer Egan’s fascination with human responses to technology is at the heart of her novel ‘The Candy House’. Told in a dizzying array of narratives and styles, “The Candy House” is an exploration of our interdependence, but also our desire for true connection. Why we wrote this How is technology changing human behavior? …

Russian soldiers shot dead a Ukrainian musician in his home after he refused to take part in a concert in occupied Kherson, according to the Ministry of Culture in Kyiv. Conductor Yuriy Kerpatenko refused to take part in a concert “intended by the occupiers to demonstrate the so-called ‘improvement of peaceful life’ in Kherson”, the …

Colleen Hoover has sold over 20 million books. With passionate fan squads and an aptitude for dynamic drama. And she had her way of doing it. Colleen Hoover stole the hearts of many readers with her unique visualization. Early in her life she was a social worker and after that she started working at WIC, …

1/3 Wikimedia” alt=”On October 9, 1919, the Cincinnati Reds won the World Series by defeating the Chicago White Sox. Eight White Sox members, including Charles Gandil, pictured, would be accused of intentionally losing games in exchange for players’ money in what would become the Black Sox scandal. File photo courtesy of Wikimedia“/> On October 9, …

Image source: Yalonda M. James/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images While chatting with New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory about her latest novel, recent big-screen romantic comedy “The Lost City” pops up. In the film, Sandra Bullock’s character is a successful novelist but harbors some resentment towards the genre in which she has …

gandhi was an obsessive letter writer, writing thousands of epistles. When asked what ideology he followed, he replied, “I haven’t read Smith, Mill or Karl Marx. If in doubt, a small voice told me that if in doubt, do not turn left or right but always follow the narrow and straight path. This is a …

Netflix has released a trailer for the all-new sci-fi anime, Moonrise, featuring main character Jack in action against creatures that serve as antagonists in the Earth vs. Moon conflict. Although a firm release date for the anime series has yet to be provided, Moonrise will premiere on Netflix sometime in 2024. Announced at Netflix Tudum …

His publisher called Mantel “one of the greatest English novelists of this century” whose works are considered “modern classics” and who “will be greatly missed”. Mantel published her first novel in 1985, “Everyday is Mother’s Day,” a darkly comic story about a mentally handicapped girl and her terrifying mother, who communes with the living dead. …

New novels from masterful writers Namwali Serpell and Amber McBride are available this fall. Serpell, a Zambian-American novelist and professor of English at Harvard University, has offered her second novel, “The Furrows”, following her award-winning debut, “The Old Drift” in 2019. Serpell’s depth and ability to blending emotion and storytelling create a searing story of …

The EVVY Awards are among the nation’s oldest book awards competitions for independent authors and publishers and are one of the most rigorously judged book competitions, according to a press release. “I am both thrilled and humbled by this recognition of my writing,” Wemlinger said in the statement. “The Widow and the Warrior” tells the …

As a member of Village Travel Festivalacclaimed musician, composer, arranger and author David Amram will join the percussionist, bandleader, filmmaker and WBGO host Bobby Sanabria on stage on Friday, September 16 at Joe’s Pub to celebrate the centenary of the late legendary novelist’s birth Jack Kerouac. The tribute concert entitled “Children of American Bebop and …

The ABC reports that Javier Maras Franco, writer, editor and member of the Royal Spanish Academy, has died aged 70. Let’s see how he died, what happened and what was the cause of death of Javier Maria. How did Javier Marias die? The Nobel Prize nominee and acclaimed author died on Thursday afternoon in Madrid …

Of Mahendra vs. Winslowdecided today by Judge James Lorenz (SD Cal.): The applicant is a medical doctor and works as an OB/GYN. {For the purposes of this order, the Court accepts Plaintiff’s factual allegations as true.} Plaintiff provided medical services to patients at the Irwin County Detention Center (“ICDC”). In September 2020, a nonprofit organization …

Athlone Little Theatre, St Mary’s Place. Published: Mon Sep 5, 2022 6:47 PM Last update: Mon Sep 5, 2022 6:48 PM “There’s theater in life, obviously, and there’s life in theater,” said novelist and filmmaker Charlie Kaufman. It’s a fitting quote for Athlone Little Theater as it prepares this fall to launch its first full …

Our partner Rob Brezsny provides his weekly wisdom to enlighten our thinking and motivate our mood. Rob’s free will astrology, is a syndicated weekly column appearing in more than 100 publications. He is also the author of Pronoia is the antidote to paranoia: how all of creation conspires to shower you with blessings. (A free …

Best-selling novelist Erin Kelly collaborates with Ben Walker, Kirsty Merryn and Basia Bartz to bring a folksong to life at the heart of her new thriller, The Skeleton Keypublished today. The Skeleton Key is the new novel by best-selling Sunday Times novelist Erin Kelly. Described by Lucy Roley as “gloriously gothic – a richly layered …

Contact: Angela Palm Hopkins, [email protected]303-968-0349 The Green Mountain Book Festival will host its first annual weekend event September 23-25, 2022, with support from Phoenix Books and the Fletcher Free Library, featuring Ruth Ozeki and many other authors. BURLINGTON, VT – May 9, 2022 – The Green Mountain Book Festival, a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is …

Nadine Garner Stars in Intense New Australian Thriller Darklands Coming Soon to Stan By A. James for Daily Mail Australia and Liz Hobday for Australian Associated Press Published: 01:04 BST, 29 August 2022 | Updated: 01:09 BST, 29 August 2022 Nadine Gardner leads the cast of the new Australian feature Darklands, which will arrive on …

1/2 Allan Warren/Wikimedia” alt=”On August 27, 1979, IRA militants killed Louis Mountbatten, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of England, by blowing up his boat. It was the IRA’s first attack on the royal family. File photo by Allan Warren/Wikimedia“/> On August 27, 1979, IRA militants killed Louis Mountbatten, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II …

A handful of times over the past two years, readers have asked me about my column-writing process. A longer answer may be in sight at some point, but in the meantime I include below a letter I wrote recently to Stephen King. I cannot recommend his memoirs highly enough. kW July 23, 2022 Stephane, I …

The Russian drug cartel took Emerson Moore to Detroit and Key West in “Sunset Blues,” 14th in Wooster author Bob Adamov’s series about a Put-in-Bay-based reporter. “White Spider Night”, 15th in the series, keeps the action close to home, with a local bed-and-breakfast as the setting. After:Book Talk: ‘Dream On’ is an imaginative romance novel …

Christopher Barzac YOUNGSTOWN – Growing up on a farm in Kinsman, Christopher Barzak spent his days pondering stories that took him to faraway places. They acted as a substitute for the lack of children to play with in the neighborhood. “I spent a lot of time alone, reading and imagining stories …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The man who was about to interview novelist Salman Rushdie when he was attacked and stabbed onstage in New York by a crazed knife-wielder reveals the injuries he suffered trying to defend the author. Henry Reese, 73, spoke to the BBC on Tuesday evening, the New York …

Purser was educated at Birkenhead School and during World War II spent six months at King’s College, Cambridge, on an army short course. In 1944 he joined the Royal Engineers and became a platoon sergeant in a field company at the age of 20. In a way, he regrets not being nominated, but says that …

Novelist Salman Rushdie suffered liver, nerve and eye damage when he was attacked Friday at a conference in western New York, according to his agent. He is on a ventilator. DANIEL ESTRIN, HOST: Acclaimed novelist Salman Rushdie is hospitalized after being assaulted in western New York yesterday. The 75-year-old writer was on stage giving a …

Martin Parr As I sat in the dive bar outside of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, drinking a Bud Light while a certain Rooster played with his gun near the jukebox, I wondered if that was really what novelists did. The one-armed man next to me had finished his pack of cigarettes and was looking at me …

Among the many services that can help you write and publish a book, the Novelist application is the one to pay special attention to, thanks to its multiple useful features. The novelist has a certain learning curve, so here are the basic steps you need to know to make writing your book easier. 1. Add …

When novelist Kit de Waal was six weeks old, her parents decided to move out of the bedroom they all shared with her older sister, Kim, in the Birmingham suburb of Small Heath. His Irish mother, Sheila, told him that his black father, Saint Kittien, Arthur, might buy them a house around the corner, but …

William Faulkner once wrote, “The past is never dead. He didn’t even pass. I thought a lot about this quote, which comes from his 1951 novel Requiem for a nunregarding today’s guest, George Dawes green. George is the creator of the hugely popular event series, radio show and podcast moth, which redefined personal storytelling in …

Kevin McQueen | Photo provided Keven McQueen, who became an author “by accident” 21 years ago and still writes bestselling books today, will visit the Daviess County Public Library at 2 p.m. this Saturday. McQueen’s career was launched by a natural curiosity and a desire to provide knowledge. “I was a tour guide at White …

By Fr. Jerry Pokorski ( bio – articles – email ) | August 01, 2022 The caustic and always entertaining British novelist Evelyn Waugh observed: It is better to have a narrow mind than no mind, to have limited and rigid principles than nothing at all. This is the danger that so many people …

BBC chiefs have blocked plans to bring back Bob Fleming’s cough from The Fast Show… over fears his affliction could offend Covid sufferers By Chris Hastings Arts Correspondent for the Sunday Mail Published: 8:06 p.m. EDT, July 30, 2022 | Updated: 8:09 p.m. EDT, July 30, 2022 Unhappy, cough-prone broadcaster Bob Fleming was one of …

Werner Herzog gently rebukes me. “Don’t try to dissect it now, stick with the sentence as it is,” the towering German filmmaker instructed me via Zoom. We are talking about his first novel The twilight worlda fascinating account of how a Japanese soldier stationed on a remote island in the Philippines continued to fight for …

In September 2015, when an Oakland Police Department officer in the United States took his own life, his death note would blow the lid off a sex abuse scandal involving several police officers and a female worker. Richmond-based sex worker who had been underage for some time during these encounters. Later investigations would find more …

Jeffrey D. Boldt spent 24 years working as an administrative law judge for Wisconsin. Upon retirement, Boldt switched gears and now he’s a novelist. His first book blue lake was released earlier this year. Set in Wisconsin, the story folds into environmental issues and pressures to deviate from the rule of law. Boldt’s interest in …

Fitzgerald is known for his seminal Jazz Age work “The Great Gatsby”, while Faulkner is best known for Southern Goths as “As I Lay Dying”. Fitzgerald racked up writing credits in the late ’30s, including “Three Comrades” and “Winter Carnival,” but didn’t make a big splash in Hollywood. Faulkner, on the other hand, had a …

Comment this story Comment In conventional literary travelogues of Westerners moving East – to India, China or Arabia, for example – there is a tendency towards a serious uplifting, redemption and deepening of the soul of the expatriate by travel. Eat, pray, love, etc. Lawrence Osborne’s novels ask the opposite question. What if it was …

Foreign Author Diana Gabaldon has been writing her love series about time travel for over 30 years. And over the course of her career, she has developed a unique writing routine. From his lack of planning to his non-linear style, Gabaldon has his own special method for writing bestselling novels. Diana Gabaldon | Michael Kovac/Getty …

HBO Max has tweeted a new teaser featurette Dragon Housethe game of thrones prequel coming this fall. With a new creative team in place to carve out the story with direct involvement from George RR Martin, there’s a lot of pressure ahead of the premiere, as matching the accomplishments of the show’s parent series will …

The saying “The pen is mightier than the sword” perfectly suits the case of writers who can put the words in the best possible way. However, like most things in life, writing also requires a lot of physical and mental energy. A writer’s job is not so easy because a reader’s ability to understand a …

Program Saturday, November 12, 20227 p.m. Concert Health and security Additional policies and procedures are in place to ensure the health and safety of our community. Please review our health and safety guidelines to prepare for your visit. Learn more In this concert, masterpieces of modern poets Parveen Shakir and Amrita Pritam will be sung …

CLINTON — There are artists and creatives who often work under the radar in small town America. Richard Snelson is one of those people, and he’s here at Clinton. Snelson is a novelist whose book “Little Minnow” recently came out. The book follows Sara Randolph, an Iraq War veteran, as she returns home to a …

“The Lies I Tell” by Julie Clark (Landmark Sourcebooks) Free up your schedule to read “The Lies I Tell” because this book is almost impossible to put down from the first page. It begins from the perspective of Kat Roberts, a dissatisfied journalist who waited 10 years to expose the many scams of Meg Williams, …

The great-niece of Boris Pasternak – the author of Dr Zhivago – is suing US novelist Lara Prescott for £2million, claiming she stole substantial parts of the book she wrote about her epic novel uncle, heard a court today. Anna Pasternak claims that her book, Lara: The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for Doctor …

Happy birthday, Sylvester Stallone! The action hero turns 76 on July 6, 2022, and what better way to celebrate than to learn more about the Hollywood star’s incredible life and career. You know him as Rocky Balboa, Rambo and Barney Ross, but what do you really know about Sly the Man? Here are 10 facts …

Hong Kong novelist and screenwriter Ni Kuang, who has written some 300 screenplays including The one-armed swordsman and The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, is dead. According to local media, he died on Sunday at the age of 87. Tenky Tin Kai-man, actor and spokesperson for the Federation of Hong Kong Filmmakers, confirmed Nor goes to …

AFTER focusing on stories and characters from the UK, historical fiction writer Karen Turner turns her attention to the Victorian gold fields. Having built a career as a financial writer, Turner published her first novel Torn up in 2013, the first of a love trilogy followed by Inviolate in 2014, and storm bird 2019, all …

It’s finally summer, and with everything going on in the world right now, you could probably use a little escape. As many of us retreat to beaches and pools to escape the heat, here are eight books from the summer edition of NPR Books We Love that you can take with you. The exact definition …

June 28, 2022, 1:03 p.m. Living in New York is good because there are always cool things happening there. (Quick kudos to the Center for Fiction’s Independent Press Summer Fridays series, the participation of which is free!) But it’s as expensive as hell and bullshit that so much of the editing is centered here. So …

We’ve learned that two new books — like many that have come before them — are set right here on the Upper West Side. Novelist Seth Kaufman’s latest book, published June 7, is titled Seductive lady Vanessa from Manhattanshire. “It’s a Don Quixote tale set on the Upper West Side, where the titular hero (who …

Elsie Singmaster, one of Gettysburg’s most famous novelists, stood up for Thaddeus Stevens in 1943 when he was vilified in a Hollywood movie, then wrote a book about the great commoner. In 1942, MGM made a biographical picture of President Andrew Johnson with an all-star cast of Van Heflin as Johnson, Ruth Hussey as his …

Novelist and blogger Sarah Turner will be in Exeter on Saturday July 2 to celebrate the publication of her debut novel, Stepping Up. An Evening with Sarah Turner takes place at the Positive Lights project supported by Exeter City Council in Sidwell Street. Organized by InExeter – the city’s business improvement district – and The …

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Lies I Tell” by Julie Clark (Landmark Sourcebooks) Free up your schedule to read “The Lies… NEW YORK (AP) – “The Lies I Tell” by Julie Clark (Landmark Sourcebooks) Free up your schedule to read “The Lies I Tell” because this book is almost impossible to put down from the …

book review By Derryll White Prather, Richard S. (1951). Find this woman. Richard S. Prather (1921-2007) was a crime novelist who broke away from his job as Chief Surplus Property Clerk to become a full-time writer. He has published over three dozen Shell Scott mysteries. Himself a quiet, erudite-looking man, with glasses and a pencil-thin …

There is no doubt that Vermont is an idyllic place for cyclists. With hundreds of miles of country roads, small towns, plenty of bike shops and beautiful views, locals and visitors alike take to the roads and trails. But did you know that some of our local leaders and celebrities are also bike freaks? Governor …

By the editorial staff of Our Sunday Visitor A year and a half after the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to support a nationwide Eucharistic revival, this weekend — the observed Corpus Christi feast — marks the official launch. Offered to respond to the discouraging results of a Pew Research study which found …

GRAND HOTEL EUROPA, by Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer | Translated by Michele Hutchison A middle-aged Dutch writer settles into a hotel in an unnamed Italian town, seeking to bounce back from a failed romance and “take back control of my thoughts”. So begins “Grand Hotel Europa”, the sprawling new autofiction by Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, a Dutch …

Rita Chowdhury, former director of the National Book Trust (NBT) and eminent Assamese poet and novelist, points out that regional literature in India needs quality translators to shine on a wider platform. Chowdhury received the Sahitya Akademi award for his Assamese novel, Deo Langkhui (The Divine Sword, 2005), about the Tiwa kingdom of Assam. Currently, …

HYDERABAD: Laureate Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar and Telugu novelist Mercy Margaret from Hyderabad have been invited to attend India’s largest international literature festival to be held in Shimla from June 16-18. “Unmesha”, a festival of expression, is organized by the Ministry of Culture, the Government of India and Sahitya Akademi on the occasion of 75 …

“Dark Winds” is set in the early 1970s, and the new AMC drama series feels like a throwback with its simple storytelling and measured pacing. But the reasonably entertaining six-episode show, which premieres on Sunday, may be more interesting behind the scenes. According to an article by The Hollywood Reporter, executive producer Robert Redford acquired …

Just like the rest of us horror legend Stephen King has watched stranger things 4. On Saturday, the novelist tweeted an idea for a spinoff show focusing on one of this season’s (non-creature) villains. “Love this gooey, slinky Russian guy Yuri,” King wrote. “He deserves his own show. Like BARRY, only Russian.” STRANGER THINGS: I …

1/2 Former First Lady Nancy Reagan touches the casket of her husband, former President Ronald Reagan, in the Capitol rotunda June 9, 2004. He died June 5 at the age of 93. Photo by Peter Jones/UPI | License picture Today is Sunday, June 5, the 156th day of 2022 with 209 to follow. The moon …

Gradually, however, in the 1980s, Duplin’s pastoral idyll becomes a mephitic dead zone, thanks to the nightmarish business plan of an ambitious pig farmer named Wendell H. Murphy. “The day Duplin County’s first farmer became a Wendell Murphy rancher,” Addison writes, “was the day the modern hog industry was born.” Under Murphy’s leadership, the region’s …

Slovenian author and Nazi concentration camp survivor Boris Pahor died aged 108 on May 30. Pahor was best known for his novel Necropolis (1967). The autobiography was a chronicle of his days at the concentration camp where he was housed twenty years before the book’s publication. Italian President Sergio Mattarella paying tribute to Pahor hailed …

In a crazy true crime story, a 71-year-old blogger and novelist has been found guilty of murdering her husband, after writing a blog post titled “How to Murder Your Husband”. The verdict against Nancy Crampton Brophy fell on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. True Crime: ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Blogger and Novelist Found Guilty of …

THEY say behind every great man is a great woman – and Jurgen Klopp has revealed his wife wanting to stay at Liverpool was a big reason for his longevity at the club. The Reds boss has always kept his family life relatively private, with his current wife reportedly moving in with him after just …

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV/Gray News) – A jury has decided that romance novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy was responsible for the 2018 murder of her husband, Daniel Brophy. Nancy Crampton-Brophy was a romance novelist who once wrote a writing titled “How to Murder Your Husband” and novels which included “The Wrong Husband” and “Hell On The Heart”. KPTVName …

Unnecessary star and detective novelist Richard Osman discovered “extraordinary” parallels between his ancestors and the intrepid detectives in his series of books, during Who Do You Think You Are? Richard Osman is set to appear in an episode of Who Do You Think You Are? ( Image: Getty) Richard Osman did some detective work and …

Mohamed Alnaas alongside a portrait from his book “Pain sur la table de l’oncle Milad”. “Bread on Uncle Milad’s Table” by leading Libyan novelist Mohamed Alnaas has been announced as the winner of the 2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF). The novel, published by Rashm, was named this year’s winner by Judge Chairman Shukri …

Spending a Saturday listening to authors discuss their work while you eat lunch and chat with other readers sounds pretty good right now. That’s happening tomorrow at the Pasadena Convention Center as the 14th annual Pasadena Women’s Author Festival returns after a two-year absence. The festival features a stellar cast of authors: Maggie Shipstead, Gabriela …

The Russian invasion of Ukraine evoked a Cold War back-to-the-future thrill, both in culture and politics. So, as 80 writers from around the world showed up in the majestic hall of the United Nations Trusteeship Council on Friday, some may have thought back to the heyday of high-stakes cultural diplomacy — or at least the …

Tom Jolliffe takes a look at three must-see Korean movies set to hit Cannes… South Korean cinema and television have exploded worldwide in recent years. The Oscar success of Parasite was followed by the devouring power of squid game, which was THE water cooler series of 2021. The nation seems to be delivering thought-provoking, thought-provoking …

Award-winning novelist Kate Grenville was recently speaking to an acquaintance she describes as “climate change hesitant” when she saw an opportunity to perhaps influence her views. “She drives twice a day past a big yellow sign that says ‘Zero Emissions, Zero Jobs,’” Grenville said. “If you read a statement like that often enough, a little …

Taking a group of young children on a school trip is often a rewarding experience for any teacher. But for Margery Ellson, it was a chance for her to beam with pride while caring for the students she taught. On one such visit to Norwich Market in the 1980s, his ability to teach was boosted …

The New Yorker May 9, 2022 | the new yorker Reports More reports The critics A critic in general Our obsession with ancestry has twisted roots From origin stories to blood purity statuses, we have long called on genealogy to serve our own purposes. Books Briefly noted “Didn’t We Have Almost Everything”, “La Nijinska”, “Glory” …

All those years of writing, finding a publisher, and finally the big day had arrived. Her first fiction book was launched into the world last March on a cold and windy day, and to celebrate the momentous occasion, Colony author Kati Rose decided to visit the cemetery where her parents and older brother were buried. …

Writer and scholar Emilie Pine tells me she loves a challenge, and taking up a position as writer-in-residence at a maternity hospital — after enduring the pain of infertility — certainly sounds like one. The Dublin professor has won acclaim for her startlingly honest collection of autobiographical essays, Notes to Self, published in 2019, which …

EXCLUSIVE: James McArdle (Easttown Pond) and Fionnula Flanagan (Others) have been chosen to direct the ensemble cast of four mothersan Irish adaptation of Gianni di Gregorio’s 2008 festival and box office hit Mid-August lunch (Pranzo Di Ferragosto). Filming is underway in Dublin on the comedy feature which announces Ida producer Eric Abraham and former director …

Novelist Maggie O’Farrell will be heading to Stratford-upon-Avon next weekend with two sprigs of rosemary cut from her own garden. A plant traditionally associated with remembrance, as Ophelia notes in Hamletits flowery sprigs will be placed on the ground in homage to Shakespeare’s twin children, Judith and Hamnet. For centuries they had no visible memorial …

Well it was Smart enough and quite short, all things considered. Netflix officially axed the comedy series after just one season, according to a report by TVLine. Smart enough originally premiered on Netflix on October 8 last year. The series followed Chelsea – played by Emilie Osment of Hannah Montana fame – a recent Harvard …