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- Jennifer Egan: By the Book
In terms of nonfiction, I fell in love with sea survival stories ... What book might people be surprised to find on your shelves? Iâ€™m partial to epic poetry, which might be surprising given that I donâ€™t write poetry at all. The combination of ...
- Book Review: Straddling romance and revolution: Faizâ€™s tumultuous life
When Faizâ€™s first collection of poetry was published in 1941, a critic opined that â€œthe Ghazal is not bad. It is balanced, eloquent, and, unlike Faiz himself, the verses actually say somethingâ€, he writes. The son of Faizâ€™s second and younger ...
- Swing to Classics and even â€˜opera for babiesâ€™ at Spitalfields Winter Music Festival
at Whitechapelâ€™s Brady Arts centreâ€”a family adventure suitable for ages seven upwards, exploring loss, change and friendship through music, poetry and on-stage sound effects. Music includes pieces by Couperin, Beethoven, Berio, Moondog, Meredith Monk ...
- Modern Life - Poem by Ramit Chakraborty
They live in a virtual world, always on Facebook, checking whatsapp messages, they talk about 3G,4G, WI-Fi facilities Relationships have become a farce, break ups- - no big deal. Hedonistic pleasures, selfishness, vanity reigns everywhere. Soul has lost ...
- Teen Titans Go! digital-issue #40 review
Fearing unbearable embarrassment at his friends discovering his awful, ambiguously plagiarized poetry ... kid will love it. Youâ€™re five. Overall: Do you like toilet humor? Fantastic, this is your book. While I can usually give Teen Titans Go!
- Pulitzer Prize winner to headline Francis Marion University's Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival
It is free and open to the public ... â€œWhenever we choose writers for the Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival, we always consider one thing: choosing writers whose texts will impact and affect our students and community,â€ Flannagan said.
- Community News For The Valley Edition
There are more than 30 categories of nonfiction from cooking, biography, parenting, arts, poetry and drama ... Walk with a Doc. WWAD hosts free community walks that are led by a doctor and preceded by a conversation on a health topic.
- Scion of prominent Jewish American family publishes first book of poetry at the age of 100
A pencil sketch on the living room wall of Henry Morgenthau IIIâ€™s home depicts three versions of him: a skinny figure at 13, fatter at 20 and burdened with a grotesque potbelly at 40. â€œAwful fate â€” may be avoided by not following Paâ€™s example ...
- Nefertite Nguvu brings normalcy to black cinema
When director/screenwriter Nefertite Nguvu appears at International House on Tuesday to screen and discuss her debut feature, In the Morning, she'll talk about sadness, laughter, love, and all the other everyday emotions portrayed in her visually and poetically arresting look at relationships among a group of black Brooklyn friends.
- Person of Interest: Troy Osaki
Osaki, who is Filipino and Japanese American, later turned to spoken-word poetry while he was a student at Garfield High School, eventually signing up for Cafe Allegro's open-mic poetry night and finding a writing community at Youth Speaks Seattle ...
- Intâ€™l Nepali Poetry Festival to be held
Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepalâ€™s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepalâ€™s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepalâ€™s second-most widely ...
- The Dark Tower Director On Appeasing Fans, That Companion TV Show, And More
Dark Tower fans have been into the series for so long ... There's this surrealism and this poetry to that first book, and it's so simple and so lean, and when I hear you talk about this script and this movie, you use a lot of the words that I would ...
- Certainly a train love story
Back in high school, he wrote his first love poems and a weekly serialized love story that he shared with his classmates. He was so good that one day he was asked to come to the Faculty Room (It became too popular it caught the teachersâ€™ attention.)â€”
- Kate Buckley is Laguna Beach's poet laureate for a year
Hier, a Laguna College of Art and Design professor and award-winning poet, selected Buckley out of four candidates. â€œI was thrilled to take on such an exciting project marrying my love for poetry and the literary arts with my love for Laguna Beach ...
- Lapeer District Library hosts poetry contest
LAPEER â€” April is National Poetry Month, so for the whole month of April all of the Lapeer District Library (LDL) branches will be accepting entries for the â€œBook Spine Poetry Contest.â€ read more