Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that Franz Kafka's manuscripts are the property of the National Library of Israel, ending a lengthy legal battle, judicial sources said today. The nation's top court yesterday rejected an appeal by the heirs of Max ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
Raghuram Rajan's exit reminds Syed Firdaus Ashraf of Kafka's The Trial. Amidst the brouhaha over Udta Punjab, producer Anurag Kashyap's tweet left me intrigued: 'I always wondered what it felt like to live in North Korea... Ab to plane pakadney ki bhi zaroorat nahin (Now there's no need to catch a plane).' Kashyap was venting his anger against Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani's ordering 89 'cuts' in Udta Punjab. So angry was Kashyap that he further tweeted: 'Joseph Ka Mukadama was a Hindi ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with President Enrique Peña Nieto at the president's official resident in Mexico City. It was a hastily arranged visit by a presidential candidate who has spent much of his campaign insulting ...RIPR.org, 2 hours ago
You poor mortal fools -- you thought you already knew what "Kafkaesque" meant, didn't you? How wrong you were. A recent TED-Ed animated video by Noah Tavlin lays it all out, explaining how we cavalierly misuse the adjective and what it really means. "Beyond ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
Is it just a coincidence or are the world’s most famous authors all bunched up like a bouquet with their birthdays falling in July? Perhaps, in the grand scheme of things, the month of July bestows babies born in it with exceptional writing prowess. What ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Czech artist David Cerny with his creations. Photograph: CTK/Facebook. The triumphs of Czech great Emil Zatopek will be celebrated in Rio de Janeiro with dozens of pairs of electric-powered life-sized legs created by artist David Cerny. The long-distance runner is best known for his three gold medals at the 1952 Games in Helsinki, including one for the marathon which he ran there for the first time in his life. The flesh-coloured legs are all wearing running shorts and black ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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