- NPRFeb 04 04:01 AM
When a renowned Brazilian writer mysteriously vanishes in Idra Novey's novel Ways to Disappear , her children and an American translator work to uncover the reason behind the writer's disappearance.
- The Hollywood Reporter via Yahoo! NewsFeb 05 09:00 PM
Cesc Gay's friendship drama starring Ricardo Darin snagged film, director and acting honors.
- The Huffington PostJan 27 10:26 PM
Melissa Tandiwe Myambo , University of California, Los Angeles The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied perspectives. How can those studying political science truly grasp the terror of living under a dictator ...
- AllAfrica.comJan 26 08:02 AM
[The Conversation Africa] The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied perspectives.
- New York Review of BooksJan 17 05:44 AM
Horacio Castellanos Moya’s latest novel, The Dream of My Return , presents in compact and indelible form his tricks, his daring, his disgust, his humor.
- Irish ExaminerJan 10 07:03 PM
IN THE week after Roger Casement’s execution, on August 3, 1916, newsreel footage of the Irish nationalist leader was shown in cinemas across America.
- The New StatesmanJan 21 06:05 AM
The central figure of The Dictator’s Last Night ends up as a cross between Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Sacha Baron Cohen’s Admiral General Aladeen.
- The GuardianJan 12 04:58 AM
Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe • If you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below In 2012, I embarked on an eccentric project. Having realised how anglocentric my reading was, I ...
- The HinduJan 09 05:22 PM
It’s like good wine that has aged well.Time has not taken the shine off Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s celebrated classic, One Hundred Years of Solitude .In the 50th year of its publ...
- The GuardianFeb 02 10:25 AM
Israeli bulldozers destroy 23 houses in two West Bank villages within controversial ‘military’ zone in one of biggest demolitions of recent years Israeli military bulldozers on Tuesday demolished 23 houses in two impoverished southern West Bank villages, including structures that were home to more than 100 people. The demolitions, one of the most significant in recent memory, occurred in a ...
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