Literature

End of an era: the American will abandon his in-flight magazine

After more than half a century in the pockets of airplane seat backs, American Airlines’ in-flight magazine, American Way, is disappearing. A spokeswoman for the airline said Friday that American would withdraw the magazine and its online version in late June. American says it is the oldest continuously published magazine …

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Queer Lit: Manchester’s first LGBTQ + bookstore

It’s unique here in Manchester. Reading has been one of the most popular pastimes over the past year of lockdown, providing us with a form of escape when our digital content threshold has officially run out. But where local Matthew Cornford found out that there were a number of great …

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Community Building: Youth Writing Contest

Community voices shape the future. Each voice is essential for preserving cultural heritage, exploring historical roots and reimagining the future. At the Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute, we use the arts and humanities as a framework for community development and engagement. We provide storytelling opportunities with the aim of …

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Famous Pashtun fiction writer Tahir Afridi dies

KARACHI: The famous Turkistan Pashtun fiction writer alias Tahir Afridi has died at the age of 82 in Karachi after a long illness. He was taken to his native village of Sokra near Dara Adam Khel in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to be buried after his funeral prayer was offered in the port …

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