Literature

Ronnie Screwvala to Share Life Lessons in New Book

Film producer Ronnie Screwvala will share stories, failures and personal learnings from his career in his new book, aiming to draw the curtain on the professional world to give an insider’s perspective on sought-after ‘invisible’ skills. recognized by global companies, top recruiters and top CEOs. Skill It, Kill It: Struggles, …

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my love of literature during lockdown

4 min read32 min I want to use my newfound love of literature during lockdown to inspire young boys to read. Unprecedented times call for unprecedented action, at least that’s what they say. There I was, like the rest of us, thrown in the middle of a pandemic. So what …

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a study of the sea in Irish literature

For James Joyce, it was “the snot sea, the sea which constricts the scrotum”. For others, it’s the great brackish depth, or Davy Jones’ trap. In Greek, it is the thalassa from which the study of the seas derives: thalassography. Joyce envisioned writing a novel about the sea when she …

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100 years of the Newbery medal

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The literary prize of beloved children, The Newbery medal, will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. The Newbery Medal was first offered in 1921 by Frédéric Melcher, then editor-in-chief of Publishers Weekly. Melcher …

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Betts, Flowers, Gottlieb ’94 receive honorary degrees

At Wesleyan’s 189th launch on Wednesday, May 26, the University presented three honorary degrees to Reginald Dwayne Betts, Catherine Coleman Flowers and Scott Gottlieb ’94 for their significant contributions to the social, environmental and public health of the United States. Wesleyan President Michael Roth ’78 and Reginald Dwayne Betts The …

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