Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Literature

Caitriona Lally Went From Student to Janitor and Now Award-Winning Author at the Same College

Caitriona Lally won the prestigious Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, one of Ireland’s most prestigious literary honors. It is awarded annually by Trinity College...

On James Burke’s Novel ‘Book of Bravery’

At the heart of this era-hopping, original, and ultimately satisfying book is the journey of one good man who learns what is truly worth...

Smuggled Poems of Hong Kong Bookseller Get Published in Sweden

Gui Minhai is a bookseller from Hong Kong who is currently languishing in prison because he offended the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). However, Gui...

Will Chinese Rise as a Global Language? Academic Says ‘Yes’

With the continuing rise of China as a global economic and trading power, there is no barrier to prevent Chinese from becoming a global...

The Hero’s Journey: The Ultimate Adventure

Through some of the most pathbreaking pieces of writing such as The Power of Myth, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, and the Inner...

An Epic Masterpiece Reborn

At the end of the Ming Dynasty, the historian Tan Qian, after more than 20 years of painstaking efforts in writing, finally completed the...

The Gulag Archipelago: An Expose of Soviet Communist Repression

The Gulag Archipelago: An Experiment in Literary Investigation is a book written by Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Published in 1973, it exposed the terrible...

Did This 2008 Book Predict the Coronavirus?

In 2008, Sylvia Browne released a book called End of Days: Predictions and Prophecies About the End of the World in which she wrote...

‘The Eyes of Darkness’: A Work of Fiction or Prophecy?

American suspense writer Dean Koontz published a best-selling novel in 1981 called The Eyes of Darkness. This dark thriller, written almost 40 years ago,...

China to Sanction Sweden Over Honoring Controversial Book Publisher?

Last month, the Swedish chapter of PEN (a worldwide association of writers) gave its Tucholsky Prize to Gui Minhai, a persecuted Chinese-born book publisher....
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