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Why Bob Dylan, chronicler of the times, deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature

Why Bob Dylan, chronicler of the times, deserves the Nobel Pri...

There have been dubious winners of the Nobel Prize before; some heads of state who have won for Peace within months of taking office… but those obscurities are a conversation for another day. Robert Allen Zimmerman - Bob Dylan as we know him - has ..., 1 week ago
Huffington Post

New Voices in Vietnamese American Literature: A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Andrew Lam, and Aimee Phan

Viet Thanh Nguyen became the first Vietnamese American writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer , this year. His achievement was particularly emotional and rewarding for the Vietnamese American literary community because ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Who's afraid of refugees?  Kashmir Times1 month ago
Pune Mirror

Manning the prize

There are few awards as prestigious as the Man Booker Prize. Given out every year to the best literary body of work in fiction, in the United Kingdom and America, the Man Booker Prize is what most authors aspire to win as the winner is not only ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com1 month ago

Im no astronaut of blackness: Paul Beatty

American author Paul Beatty on his novel, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, how writers need to decide which side of history they want to be on and why he doesn't see himself as a race writer. In Hokum, An Anthology of African-American Humour ...
 Indian Express4 days ago

Zadie Smith's Swing Time—a successful return to her roots

Swing Time by Zadie Smith ( Hamish Hamilton , £18.99) Smith has gone from an unfashionable suburb to conquering literary London, and now New York, where she gets to interview Jay-Z HARRY BORDEN/CONTOUR BY VS Naipaul knows how hard it is to ...
 Prospect2 weeks ago
The Hindu

Written in our own words

That literary phenomenon Salman Rushdie, a genius who successfully translated himself, said, I would not be this writer if I had never left India; and I could not be this writer if I hadn't come from there. Well, August, in India, is a good month to ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Water-Protectors Deserve Nobel Peace Prize and the White People Need To Tame The Fire

Print This By Mankh, (Walter E. Harris III), Axis of Logic Axis of Logic Monday, Oct 24, 2016 The Nobel Peace Prizehas beena mixed-bag; contrast theDalai Lama withKissinger and Obama. Whotruly deserves aNobel Peace Prizeare the ...
 Axis of Logic2 days ago
Sri Lanka Island

Line-up revealed for highly anticipated Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017

, 9:54 pm (Left toright): NatashaThompson, HiranCooray, Geoffrey Dobbs, ImalFonseka,PaddyWithana,Amrita Pieris and Suren Ratwatte Following on from a very successful 2016 Festival, the Fairway Galle Literary Festival returns bigger and better ...
 Sri Lanka Island4 days ago Line-up revealed for GLF 2017  DailyFT4 days ago

Veteran author dies at 77

Viet Nam News HCM City — Veteran author Lê Văn Thảo, winner of the Hồ Chí Minh Award for Literature and Arts in 2012, died on October 21 in HCM City. He was 77. Thảo, whose real name was Dương Ngọc Huy, was born in 1939 in Long ...
 Viet Nam News5 days ago

Preview: Manchester Literature Festival

Ben Okri, Anne Enright and Eimar McBride are three glittering names among the host of literary talent coming up in the next week of the Manchester Literature Festival. Nigerian poet and novelist Okri who won the Man Booker Prize in 1991 for The ...
 Big Issue North1 week ago
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