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As people on the streets viewed sculptural paintings brought into the gallery for the exhibition Love is found in bleeding, they asked: “Is this the work of Leah Guadagnoli?” It may be apocryphal, but the 10 pieces on display prove that Guadagnoli created a sensitivity that she can call his own. Guadagnoli’s multi-part 3-D canvases …

PROVIDENCE, RI [Brown University] – In a discussion at Brown University, famous novelist Salman Rushdie urged an audience of hundreds to do everything possible to protect free speech, even at a time when countries around the world are struggling to preserve the fundamental principles of democracy. Speaking to students, faculty and staff at Brown and …

SCORPIO (23 Oct-21 Nov): To encourage young people to come to its shows, the English National Opera has offered a number of inexpensive tickets. Here’s another incentive: the actors sing in English, not Italian, French or German. Perhaps the most appealing to audiences is that they are encouraged to boo bad guys. The intention is …

Posted: November 2, 2021 / 5:02 PM CDT / Update: November 2, 2021 / 5:03 PM CDT From the 2006 graphic novel written by Alison Bechdel, the musical “Fun Home” comes to Krannert at the University of Illinois. When her father unexpectedly passes away, novelist Alison delves into her past to tell the story of …

As Jane Austen said in Emma, ​​”There is nothing quite like staying home for real comfort”. Now, the roof of the novelist’s own home is set to be restored, after funds were raised to save it through public donations and a government grant. Austen lived in Chawton, Hampshire for the last eight years of his …

Publishing – like just about every other business in these times of a pandemic – has experienced supply chain issues. Therefore, books for holiday gifts may be more difficult to find this year. Ironically and also because of COVID-19, many new titles have been delayed from 2020 and given release dates in 2021, so there …

Remark Dara healy Just now – We were mortified that we had to dance on concrete with bare feet. The space for dressing us was tight and if we had to use the bathroom, well, it was in a completely different place. The villagers did their best to make us feel comfortable. They weren’t used …

Image used for illustration purposes only. Gulf today, Journalist Prepare to savor the writing, cuisine, art of Spain and immerse yourself in the unique facets of its contemporary cultural scene at the 2021 Sharjah International Book Fair, which honors and celebrates the nation as as guest of honor of its 40th edition, which will take …

When American Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout lamented the dominance of women in the fiction market over the weekend, she quickly found herself stacked up on Twitter. “My God, what ignorant quotes from Strout,” a post said. “It made me think that I will never read his novels again,” said another. While a third asked, …

One of the world’s most influential writers, John Steinbeck, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 59 years ago. The Nobel organization said Steinbeck won “for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do with sympathetic humor and lively social perception.” Steinbeck wrote 33 books before his death in 1968, including classic novels Of …