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The truly honest cannot admit that no one qualifies as “the reader who has everything”. Passionate readers chase their curiosity from book to book, from “the end” to another title page. So when you consider the bibliophile on your shopping list this holiday season, the options are almost endless. Personalized experiences in fresh ink on …

HAVANA, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – A bust of Fidel Castro of Chinese Xi Jinping, the army jeep he drove through Cuba in, his well-worn boots and Russian-made assault rifle are just a few examples longtime Cuban leader. goods on display in a new museum in his honor. The “Centro Fidel Castro”, housed in an elegant …

Director / Screenwriter: Donato Rotunno. Luxembourg / Belgium / Germany / Italy. 2020. 99 min. Io Sto Bene transforms a walk in the past into a pleasant and discreet melodrama. Writer-director Donato Rotunno mixes past and present to retrace the life of an Italian migrant in Luxembourg. Parallels to the fate of modern migrants are …

The holiday season is here and so are the shows that celebrate the season. For fans of “The Nutcracker”, several choices are available to you in the coming weeks. Those with children can see Childsplay’s “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” or the Arizona Broadway Theater’s “Elf”. And for those who want to sit down for an …

The only chart of the best-selling independent books in New Zealand published and available is the list of top 10 sales recorded weekly at Unity Books stores in High St, Auckland and Willis St, Wellington. AUCKLAND 1 Shifting Grounds: Deep Stories of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland by Lucy Mackintosh (Bridget Williams Books, $ 60) Shifting Grounds …

Many years ago I was fortunate enough to teach a college course on “American Catholic Novels.” While working on the initial program, I knew what my first selection would be: Final payments, the brilliant and heartbreaking 1978 novel by Mary Gordon. The story of Isabel Moore, a young Irish Catholic who found her way in …

Sales of previously occupied homes in the United States rose in October, marking their highest pace since January even as competition for relatively few properties in the market pushed prices up. Existing home sales rose 0.8% last month from September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.34 million units, the National Association of Realtors …

Among the novelists of the 21st century, Ali Akbar is an important novelist of our time. He started his literary career as a poet. Besides poetry, he also produced short stories and novels. Her first novel, “Naolahki Kothi” was published in January 2020 and captured the attention of critics and readers. After a decade, her …

You will find “a display table promoting Sally Rooney’s third novel, Beautiful World, Where are you?”TWITTER / WATERSTONESWEST Walk into any Waterstones in the UK and you’ll be greeted by a huge blue and yellow poster and display table promoting Sally Rooney’s third novel Beautiful people, where are you? The book follows two best friends …

Climate change has clearly been on Amitav Ghosh’s mind for a long time. In his 2016 non-fiction controversy The great inconvenience, he asked why so few novelists (including himself) had focused on a subject that is arguably the most important of our time. In response to his own review, Ghosh’s latest novel, Gun island, does …