Paul Jay Empire seems largely missing from Michael Ondaatje's 1982 autobiographical work, Running in the Family. Critics have complained the book is too ahistorical, too sentimentally focused on the private and the familial, that it doesn't ... Sri Lanka Daily News, 2 weeks ago
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Sean Michaels was awarded the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize at a gala ceremony in Toronto on Monday night for his novel Us Conductors, becoming just the second debut novelist to win Canada's most prestigious literary award in the prize's ...Globe and Mail, 1 month ago
Ted Scheinman is a culture reporter based in Carrboro, North Carolina. His essays, reporting, and criticism have appeared in Slate, Playboy, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Paris Review. His first book of nonfiction will appear via Faber in ...Oxford American Magazine, 1 day ago
Two years prior to Ceylon gaining independence, Sir George Claude Stanley Corea was appointed as the first 'Ceylonese Representative' to the United Kingdom in 1946 and served in that capacity until 1949. The position was akin to a 'diplomat par ...Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 day ago
JP/Christian Razukas In Burnt Shadows, Pakistani-British author Kamila Shamsie begins with a Japanese woman fleeing to Delhi after the Americans bomb Nagasaki in 1945 and ends in Afghanistan after the 9/11 terror attacks. In between, the ...Jakarta Post, 3 days ago Kamila Shamsie: Intersection of the personal and political Asia News Network, 3 days ago bookWORM; Kamila Shamsie: Intersection of the personal & political Jakarta Post, 3 days ago
Jason Collett's Basement Revue is as ambitious as ever. Can a cult curiosity become a mainstream hit?
The Basement Revue, the intimate annual series combining literature and music, is about to stage its biggest incarnation ever. But can the celebrated artistic forum successfully cross over? Jason Collett listens from behind the stage during the ...Globe and Mail, 6 days ago
Rebecca Irwin Head of Philanthropy, Rolex, Rebecca Irvin's job requires her to keep an eye out for people who are coming up with interesting innovations and help them fulfill their goals. At the helm of the Rolex Laureates for Enterprise, she is ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 week ago
Songwriter Joni Mitchell said it best: "You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone." Many people in Toronto's arts communities, especially theatre, are still grieving the loss of TheatreBooks after the venerable bookstore closed its doors ...Broadway World, 2 weeks ago
"I don't want to live my life through a screen," says 17-year-old Mason Jr in a scene in Richard Linklater's beautiful new film, Boyhood. Within the narrative, Mason - a sensitive young man with an artistic temperament - is complaining about the ...Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago
Submissions for the Gratiaen Prize 2014 will open from 1st to 31st December, 2014. Entries for the 2014 H A I Goonetileke Prize for translation will also be accepted during the same period. Both prizes cover a wide range of genres including ...Sri Lanka Island, 4 weeks ago Standard Chartered : 2014 Gratiaen Prize open for submissions 4 Traders, 1 month ago
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