F SCOTT Fitzgerald would have found his one-liner, "There are no second acts in American lives," eloquently invalid in South African terms. That PJ Powers is back on top of her game is a brilliant statement of South African resilience and the ... BDlive, 1 week ago
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The winners of Britain's oldest literary awards were announced on Saturday at an evening event during the ongoing Edinburgh International Book Festival. British writer Jim Crace won the James Tait Black Prizes' fiction category prize for his novel ...China.org.cn, 1 week ago XINHUA - Britain's oldest literary awards unveiled in Edinburgh Namibia Press Agency, 1 week ago
A novel inspired by the daily toil of a shepherdess and a biography of a Booker prize-winning novelist are the winners of Britain's oldest literary prizes, awarded by the University of Edinburgh. Author Jim Crace and biographer Professor Dame ...STV.tv, 1 week ago Crace and Lee claim literary prizes Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 1 week ago Oldest book prize winners unveiled BBC, 1 week ago
As Anna Wintour's Vogue movie revealed, the September issues are the biggest of the year for the glossies, setting the trends for the year ahead. Annmarie OConnor sees what's in store. JANUARY is overrated. As far as turning over a new leaf goes, ...Irish Examiner, 1 week ago
Almost all of my reading at home is adult, sometimes connected with children's books, sometimes not. I have just finished a fascinating book, Inside the Rainbow: Russian Children's Literature 1920-1935, Beautiful Books, Terrible Times, a group of ...PublishersWeekly.com, 1 week ago
Pierre Ryckmans, a Belgian-born scholar of China who challenged a romanticized Western view of Mao Zedong in the 1960s with his early portrayal of Mao's Cultural Revolution as chaotic and destructive, died on Aug. 11 at his home in Sydney, ...Globe and Mail, 1 week ago
Humans, says Inga Clendinnen, are a mystery, a construct of their own making, stitched together from random fragments of deceptive memory and recent experience - "a preposterous hodgepodge, uniquely arranged". With 80 years of life behind her to ...WA Today, 2 weeks ago
Neel Mukherjee is one of the most promising voices in contemporary literature. His latest book published in May this year, has been selected for the prestigious Man Booker longlist. The 44-year-old author had left Kolkata to study for a second BA in ...AhmedabadMirror.com, 4 weeks ago
Poets and priests as well as medics are consulted in this bold study of the human response to an enemy that knows no historical or cultural bounds The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers, by Joanna Bourke, Oxford University Press, 396 pages, ...Gulf News, 1 month ago
By Phillip Edward Alexander I find that I have to keep returning to this growing theme of violence against women rearing its Neanderthal head in our political exchange, and I find again that one of the things I am most surprised at is the silence ...Caribbean News Now!, 1 month ago
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