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Literature on Lockdown 5: #CultureConnectsUs

It’s a long-standing joke in lockdown now – among those of us quarantined, self-isolating, or lucky enough to keep working from home – that we don’t know which day it is. Or even which week. And did I shower this morning, or was it yesterday? Our immediate surroundings have been so similar for... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-15 14:46:20 UTC ]
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What We're Reading - Lockdown Bank Holiday Edition

Whether delving into chunky historical narratives or listening to short story podcasts, we’ve all been approaching reading differently during lockdown. Our reading habits can take us back in time, allow us to examine our present, or give us hope for the future. In time for the May bank holiday... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-07 13:58:54 UTC ]
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Social Distancing on the Moors, by Alex Wade

Cultural Cross Sections Alex Wade View inland from the top of Zennor Hill / Courtesy of the author Walking his dogs through the Zennor moors, a writer in Cornwall contemplates the area’s literary history and discovers the ever-growing distance between... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-07 13:18:25 UTC ]
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Neva Lukić: A Twenty-First-Century Fusion of Orwell and Kharms, by Svetlana Tomić

Book Reviews Svetlana Tomić Neva Lukić / Courtesy of Cultural Institution Blesok The recent collection of short stories by Neva Lukić, Endless Endings (Bokeh, 2018), originally written in Croatian and translated into English by Jeremy White, was... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-06 13:13:29 UTC ]
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“So much darkness”: Looking for the Light in Bitan Chakraborty’s The Mark, by Indrajit Bose

Book Reviews Indrajit Bose The author at the Zakir Hussain Delhi College during the Bengali Literary Festival 2018 / Photo courtesy of bitanchakraborty.com Simplicity and quiet elegance never fail to impress us. The effect of a good short story often is... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-21 13:18:37 UTC ]
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Madeleine L’Engle’s early short stories presage ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

A reviewer reflects on reading “The Moment of Tenderness,” a collection of short stories, and then returning to the 1963 novel she loved growing up. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-17 23:14:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine L’Engle’s early short stories presage ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

A reviewer reflects on reading “The Moment of Tenderness,” a collection of short stories, and then returning to the 1963 novel she loved growing up. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-17 23:14:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine L’Engle’s early short stories presage ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

A reviewer reflects on reading “The Moment of Tenderness,” a collection of short stories, and then returning to the 1963 novel she loved growing up. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-17 23:14:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #short stories #loved growing #reviewer reflects


Literature on Lockdown 2: #CultureConnectsUs

As quarantine continues, we’re all noticing that we respond to lockdown differently. While many spend each day providing care, food and other necessities, those of us privileged enough to be 'stuck at home' are seeing our friends’ and family members’ behaviour change under the new... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-17 15:42:05 UTC ]
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16 Funny Short Stories and Books to Brighten Your Mood

In the midst of researching news reports and washing your hands, here is a list of 15 funny short stories and books to brighten your mood. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 10:34:44 UTC ]
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W&N wins Sweeney's 'beguiling' short story collection at auction

W&N is publishing Irish author Cathy Sweeney's debut collection of short stories, described as a "look at the world from a lopsided perspective", following a "heated" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 07:58:19 UTC ]
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How Do I Incorporate Short Stories Back Into My Reading Life?

A reader who fell out of love with short story collections ponders how best to make reading short stories part of the routine again. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-18 10:39:38 UTC ]
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Hold on to your Nebulas: Ken Liu’s short stories are coming to TV.

Ken Liu, the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of more acclaimed SFF short stories than you can shake a futuristic stick at, will soon be bringing his expansive imagination to the small screen. As Publishers Marketplace announced earlier today, AMC has acquired the rights to the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-13 14:30:21 UTC ]
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Looking at Gish Jen and the Conglomeration of Others

This week, Karen Thompson Walker reviews Gish Jen’s new novel, “The Resisters.” In 1999, Jean Thompson wrote for the Book Review about “Who’s Irish?,” Jen’s collection of short stories about the ambitions and compromises of immigrants and their children. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-21 10:00:05 UTC ]
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SHARJAH FOCUS: London Book Fair events

 Tuesday 10 March Omar Ghobash in Conversation with Philippe Sands11.45-12.15, English PEN Literary Salon (3E90), OlympiaOmar Ghobash is a former diplomat and the author of Letters to a Young Muslim (Picador 2018), an exploration of the complexities of life as a modern Muslim, written as a... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-17 10:55:59 UTC ]
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SHARJAH FOCUS: Which authors are coming to London Book Fair?

Khulood Al Mu’alla Khulood Al Mu’alla was chosen this year as an honorary member of the Costa Rica Poetry Foundation and advisor to the International Poetry Festival of Costa Rica. She was honoured along with three poets as part of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Poets of... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-01-27 10:55:59 UTC ]
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On my radar: Emma Jane Unsworth’s cultural highlights

The novelist on William Blake, crying through Greta Gerwig’s Little Women and an insightful poem about teenage masturbationBorn in Bury, Greater Manchester, in 1978, Emma Jane Unsworth studied English literature at the University of Liverpool and received an MA from Manchester University’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-26 10:00:20 UTC ]
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Considering Zora Neale Hurston and the Legacy of Fiction

This week, Jabari Asim reviews a collection of short stories by Zora Neale Hurston. In 1978, Henry Louis Gates Jr. wrote for the Book Review about Robert Hemenway’s “Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-24 10:00:06 UTC ]
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Storytelling as Healing in Medicine, by Cecilia Simon

Book Reviews Cecilia Simon Photo by Michael Gaida / Pixabay “Health is whatever works and for how long.” This phrase was announced to our literature and medicine class the first week of the fall 2019 semester. Dr. Ronald Schleifer, the instructor, used... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-01-22 16:01:00 UTC ]
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On the Short Stories That Inspired a Russian Czar to Free the Serfs

My Afghan godfather, a bristling military man, who at one time back in the 1930s held the all-India motorcycle speed record, spoke of A Sportsman’s Notebook as one of the two or three books that formed and continued to inform his mind. I remember his copy of it lying on his bedside table,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-07 09:48:06 UTC ]
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