W. Somerset Maugham said, "It's asking a great deal that things should appeal to your reason as well as to your sense of the aesthetic." Bridge deals are sometimes aesthetic, but the right answer to all of them can usually be found by applying ... CHINAdaily, 1 month ago
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:37 AM by England and Other Stories by Graham Swift Somerset Maugham is probably one of England's best known writers of short stories; beautifully written, there tended to be portrayals of an England few people experienced or even ...ABC Online, 1 month ago
The physician-as-a-writer is an old story, predating the likes of Anton Chekov, Somerset Maugham, A J Cronin and other doctors who wrote prolifically, beyond prescriptions.Times of India, 2 months ago
12:05 am Somerset Maugham once said that next to the children of the British Isles, Indian boys and girls showed a natural flair for English composition. The novelist should have added that the Indian school boy and girl also came very close to ...The Freepress Journal, 2 months ago
Archana Masih/Rediff.com talks to India’s most loved writer. Ruskin Bond shows the first pages of the autobiography he is working on. Photo: Seema Pant. Ruskin Bond laughs a lot and talks as someone much younger than his 80 years. He is friendly, wears cute slip-on pumps with brown bears and asks if we’ve had breakfast on a Sunday morning at his home in Landour, Mussoorie. He is also Landour’s most famous resident at whose door tourists often arrive unannounced, and at ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
We had earlier brought to you the pictures from Tamasha's Shimla schedule, when lead man Ranbir Kapoor was shooting at an engineering college in the hilly town. Now, another revelation has slipped out as a photograph of Ranbir's ID card from the ...Times of India, 4 days ago
Some years, December rolls around with a theatre critic hard-pressed to find enough truly worthy contenders to fill out a top 10 list. Not so in Toronto in 2014: it would be easy to compile a top 20. Four theatre companies dominate this list.Globe and Mail, 4 days ago
THE FAMOUS FIVE. The world's greatest landmark hotels. Every city has the one hotel whose fortunes have run parallel to the local economy and history. The owners and operators of these hotels are merely curators as the properties pass through ...Huffington Post, 4 days ago 51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature BuzzFeed, 1 week ago Singapore: Inside the luxury of Raffles Hotel New Zealand Herald, 2 weeks ago Yangon: Like Raffles, 50 Years Ago: Inside The Strand, Burma's Most Historic Hotel HotelChatter, 1 month ago
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Book Name :Mofussil Junction: Indian Encounters 19772012 Author :Ian Jack Publisher :Penguin/Viking Price :₹ 599 Extract from Ian Jack's book which talks about an Anglo-Indian settlement that was meant to be a special place for its people ...Outlook Traveller, 5 days ago
Amid all the pessimism about state collapse in so many places, scholar (and Daily Maverick's regular contributor) Greg Mills has offered a volume that both catalogues these disasters around the globe as well as arguing that healing is possible. J.Daily Maverick, 5 days ago
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