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Rushdie confronts parody tweeter

Salman Rushdie Says He Could Not Depend On Fellow Writers For ...

Sir Salman Rushdie has claimed that the people who defended his most controversial work would not have done so today because of creeping political correctness. Leading literary figures rallied to Rushdie's defence after The Satanic Verses incurred ... Booktrade - Book2Book, 1 month ago
Rushdie confronts parody tweeter BBC, 1 month ago

Can Iran and the UK really bury the hatchet?

As the late afternoon sunshine casts down through the trees, dappling the Cotswold stone, Sir John Graham comes out to greet me. It makes his stories of bloodied scarves waved as trophies and tanks in the streets seem unreal. But Sir John is a ...
 BBC6 days ago
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Whatever happened to: 1968's top UK agencies

Came across this list in a piece in Campaign about Boase Massimi Pollitt, now adam&eveDDB. So, you might want to ask, where are they now and who, if anyone, owns them? London adland was about to change pretty dramatically in 1968. BMP, a breakaway ...
 More About Advertising1 week ago
Asian Times Online UK

British Bangladeshi held over blogger murders

CHARGES: Bangladesh police with suspects (from left) Touhidur Rahman, Sadek Ali and Aminul Mallick A Briton was among three suspected Islamist militants arrested by Bangladesh's elite security force on Tuesday (18) over the murder of two ...
 Asian Times Online UK1 week ago
New Indian Express

Are You a Quiz Wiz?

1. What is the name of the official external broadcast institution of the United States government that provides programming for broadcast on radio, TV, and the Internet outside USA, to serve as a consistently reliable and authoritative source of ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Gulf News

Kazuo Ishiguro: Every book feels like a big risk to me

The author talks about fantasy, the nature of nations collective memories and his debt to the anything goes climate set by young authors An amnesia-inducing mist, a dragon quest, an Arthurian knight who patrols the highlands — Kazuo Ishiguro's ...
 Gulf News3 weeks ago
Kingston Whig-Standard

Recognition for literary translators still a struggle

Literary translation is truly the art that conceals itself. Most translators try to provide readers with a reading experience in which they are unaware that the book in their hands was written in another language; no wonder translators are the ...
 Kingston Whig-Standard3 weeks ago

As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams...

He found himself transformed into a monstrous vermin''. The first line of Kafka's novella, The Metamorphosis (1915) is almost a slap in the face to the reader in its audacity. It's FACT, this is how it happened, and the narrator is so convincing we ...
 Ceylon Today1 month ago

What Novels Teach Us About Life

It was with an unhealthy mix of exasperation and nausea that I learned Kim Kardashian, capitalist par excellence , was putting out a book of nothing but her Instagram selfies. Appropriately entitled Selfish , the sale of otherwise free photos was ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Shakespeare's Hotspur Would Be Proud to See His Namesake Tottenham Hotspur Leading Another British Invasion of America

Come on you Spurs! Last season our local Spurs pub, The Greyhound Bar, had to turn away scores of "Yids and Yidettes" when over 200 supporters were already jammed inside for the League Cup final. With over 1,000 members, the LA Spurs Supporters ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
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