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Zdenka Pregelj
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Eduardo Galeano: 'My great fear is that we are all suffering from amnesia'
Most mornings it's the same. At the breakfast table Uruguayan-born author, Eduardo Galeano, 72, and his wife, Helena Villagra, discuss their dreams from the night before. "Mine are always stupid," says Galeano. "Usually I don't remember them and when I do, ...
Most mornings it's the same. At the breakfast table Uruguayan-born author, Eduardo Galeano, 72, and his wife, Helena Villagra, discuss their dreams from the night before. "Mine are always stupid," says Galeano. "Usually I don...
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Eva Neymann: House with a Turret - Дом с башенкой (2012)
Director: Eva Neymann Writers: Fridrikh Gorenshteyn (novel), Eva Neymann Stars: Vitalina Bibliv, Albert Filozov, Yekaterina Golubeva Country: Ukraine Language: Russian Friedrich Gorenstein’s semi-autobiographical story House with a Turret was first publishe...
Director: Eva Neymann Writers: Fridrikh Gorenshteyn (novel), Eva Neymann Stars: Vitalina Bibliv, Albert Filozov, Yekaterina Golubeva Country: Ukraine Language: Russian Friedrich Gorenstein’s semi-autobiographical story Hous...
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Aravind Adiga - Interview
In both your Booker-winning debut,  The White Tiger , and new book, Last Man in Tower , you analyse the depredations of India's dash for growth. Is that how you see it? I don't see myself as criticising what is happening in India. India and China, both anci...
In both your Booker-winning debut, The White Tiger, and new book,Last Man in Tower, you analyse the depredations of India's dash for growth. Is that how you see it? I don't see myself as criticising what is happening in India...
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Anzhelina Polonskaya: The Fish
There’s nothing more powerful than pre-dawn melancholy. It oozes like a dirty light from the east, filters through the shutters, and everything—the trees, the garden, the birds—seems like the survivor of some catastrophe that transforms any beauty into pove...
There’s nothing more powerful than pre-dawn melancholy. It oozes like a dirty light from the east, filters through the shutters, and everything—the trees, the garden, the birds—seems like the survivor of some catastrophe that...
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The Origins of Paul Scott's Vast Masterpiece The Raj Quartet, The epic of colonial India
I first met Paul Scott at Firpo’s bar on Chowringhee in Calcutta in 1944. I was an NCO in what was euphemistically described as “Special Duties,” that is, intelligence, but more often meant taking on any odd job for which no one else could be found; Paul wa...
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“You Turn Yourself into an Outsider”: An interview with Anita Desai
As a child in India, the only thing Anita Desai wanted was to see her books on the family bookshelf, sitting next to those by Nikolai Gogol, Thomas Hardy, and Virginia Wolf. Seventy years later, and living in New York, Desai is now a long way from her child...
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Tolstoy’s last journey in the eyes of the press - An excerpt from Pavel Basinsky’s Book “Leo Tolstoy: Flight from Paradise”
On the night of October 27, 1910 an unbelievable event took place <…> in Yasnaya Polyana, ancestral estate of the internationally well-known writer and thinker – Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. The eighty-two year old Count secretly fled from his home in an...
On the night of October 27, 1910 an unbelievable event took place <…> in Yasnaya Polyana, ancestral estate of the internationally well-known writer and thinker – Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. The eighty-two year old Count s...
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What Muriel Spark Saw
She loved lightning. It wasn’t her favorite weapon—fire was, or knives. But lightning has a brutal, beautiful efficiency, and she used it to good effect, once frying alive a pair of lovers. Lightning seemed to seek her out, too. It struck her houses repeate...
She loved lightning. It wasn’t her favorite weapon—fire was, or knives. But lightning has a brutal, beautiful efficiency, and she used it to good effect, once frying alive a pair of lovers. Lightning seemed to seek her out, t...
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Amrita Pritam: A Letter
Me—a book in the attic. Maybe some covenant or hymnal. Or a chapter from the Kama Sutra, or a spell for intimate afflictions. But then it seems I am none of these. (If I were, someone would have read me.) Apparently at an assembly of revolutionaries they pa...
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The Essential Tagore reintroduces a Bengali literary celebrity to the world
For a long time, the word  kavi,  Sanskrit for “poet,” was synonymous for me with a man named Kuvempu. He was the  Rashtra Kavi , the national poet, of people who spoke Kannada, the language of the part of South India where I grew up in the ’70s and ’80s. K...
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Retired English professor, who spent life working for TV
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Sarajevo, - Leeds - Zenica
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Once upon a time...Now there are books, music and sports.
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    1970
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