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 …

The construction of the bridge was part of a modern wonder, and there are many ways for visitors to see this bridge from near and far. New York City is full of iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, the Empire State Building, Times Square and many more. All of these are …

It’s the birthday of author Stephen King, the man who gave most of us nightmares with murderous clown Pennywise, evil nurse Annie de Misery, and several other memorable characters (and possibly be terrifying) from his books. For those of us who spent our childhood devouring his novels, the Castle Rock series was a welcome gift. …

Whistling while you work isn’t just a distraction for some people. More than 80 cultures use a whistled form of their native language to communicate over long distances. A multidisciplinary team of scientists believe that some of these whistled languages ​​may serve as a model to elucidate how information can be encoded in dolphin whistle …

Novelist and screenwriter Max Allan Collins has unveiled his next project. The author of Road to Perdition (the basis of the 2002 film) will return with Fancy Anders Goes to War, a World War II mystery with a very famous murder victim at its center. Fancy Anders Goes to War features the titular investigator struggling …

Design and architecture specialist Allison Arieff once complained about the design of school buildings in the USA: “The design of schools, especially the design of public schools, is often confused with the design of other institutional structures like prisons, civic centers and hospitals, with a detrimental effect. My high school, for example, had the distinction …

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 …

Percival Everett has one of the best faces of poker in contemporary American literature. Author of twenty-two novels, he excels in the flawless execution of extraordinary vanities. “If I can have you believe it, then this is a fair game,” he once said of his books, which range from elliptical thriller to heartbreaking farce; their …

The couple said “yes” surrounded by reef tip sharks. Gulf Today Report A couple passionate about scuba diving took their passion to the next level by getting married underwater. Lisa Huggins and Christopher Jackson were married in an 864,000 liter tropical oceanarium at the Bear Grylls Adventure Center in Marston Green, Warwickshire. Among the creatures …

More than 100 countries come together each year to participate. In Solomon Islands, this year’s coastal clean-ups took place simultaneously in Munda and Honiara. Solomon Airlines, the Department of Culture and Tourism, Tourism Solomons, Travel Solomons, St. Johns School, Tanagai Community High School and Solomon Islands Scout Association joined forces on Saturday to help clean …