Literature

where to start with his literature – the Calvert Journal

László Krasznahorkai is probably the best-known contemporary Hungarian author. Her work received the International Booker Prize in 2015, the National Book Award for Translated Literature in 2019, and the America Award for Lifetime Contribution to International Writing in 2014, among many others. Known for his breathtaking and demanding prose and …

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True tales: water problems | Cantonal citizen

By George T. Comeau Historic flooding in the 1880s observed at the Revere & Son mill (Courtesy of the Canton Historical Society) The following is an excerpt from “Water Problems,” the latest installment of True Tales from Canton’s Past by local historian George T. Comeau. It has been a very …

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Recent RSCC graduate is now heading to Yale University

Katelyn Laughon went from years of critical illness to a year of remedial classes at Roane State, and then to an academic triumph which she credits largely to community college. She was accepted into the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at prestigious Yale University in New Haven, Conn. She …

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Alaa Al Aswany – WSJ

Alaa Al Aswany, one of the most renowned novelists in the Arab world, almost gave up writing. After the Egyptian state publisher rejected his first two novels in the 1990s, he published them himself, winning critical acclaim but few readers. When the state, which monopolizes the distribution of books, rejected …

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