Literature

Book on Chef Vikas Khanna’s “Feed India” initiative to be published on December 27

The new book by famous chef Vikas Khanna, Barkat: The inspiration and story behind one of the world’s biggest food drives FEED INDIA, will arrive in the stands on December 27, announced Penguin Random House India (PRHI). In the book, Khanna talks about her ‘Feed India’ initiative, touted as one …

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Recommendation for SF to inform voters of the database

The Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) recommended that Sinn Féin inform voters of its Abú database with an opinion on all canvassing and campaign literature. In a report released today, the commissioner said this should continue as long as the Abú database continues to exist. Today’s post follows reports in the …

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‘Language conservation is the biggest challenge for GenNext’ | Nagpur News

Manohar Mhaisalkar has been a name synonymous with Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh (VSS) for over four decades now. VSS, a 99-year-old literary organization, represents Marathi literary activity throughout the central region of India, and Mhaisalkar has been associated with it for 48 years, nearly 20 as its president. Mhaisalkar is neither …

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Two of us with Jane Austen Society of Australia President Susannah Fullerton and NSW Dickens Society President Walter Mason

We have lunch together quite often, or he comes to my house for coffee. We’re talking about food: Walter’s partner Thang is Vietnamese, and Walter is very knowledgeable about Vietnamese food and culture as well as books. I think Emma is the greatest novel in the world, while Walter rolls …

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How Ms. Claus embodied 19th-century debates on women’s rights

Clement Clarke Moore’s 1823 poem “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” redefined Christmas in America. As historian Steven Nissenbaum explains in “The Battle for Christmas,” Moore’s secular Saint Nick weakened religious associations for the holiday, turning it into a family celebration that culminated with Santa’s toy deliveries on the …

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What’s so awesome about Great-Books courses?

Undergraduate teachers, regardless of background, can play the role of a transitional parent figure, someone that students can talk to who is unaware of their personal or social life, someone who will leave the car keys no questions asked. And students benefit from learning about how universities work and discussing …

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On Etihad Rail, economics, climate change and literature

Etihad Rail will thus not only help transform our economic life; it will add a little romanticism Image Credit: Gulf News No mode of transportation is as romantic as a train. As long as they existed, trains were most likely part of the world literature of the late 18th century. …

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Two books that helped me manage my time

My time management – an essential part of work-life balance – leans more towards the aspiration than the realist. That’s why I’m often late at worst and right on time at best. My natural optimism is reflected in my planning, and as a result, I mentally build a schedule that …

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10 anime characters who love literature and reading

The world of Japanese animation has characters of all kinds, from adventurers and heroes to model students and everything in between. Some anime characters don’t have the patience or the literacy to read a book, but other characters take great pride in their academic prowess and personal libraries. RELATED: 10 …

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Portico Literature Prize 2022 shortlist unveiled

The list of finalists for the Portico Prize for Literature – the only UK award for outstanding Nordic writing – is announced today, Tuesday 7 December. The six books competing for the £ 10,000 prize include five novels and a dissertation, with exciting new voices alongside established writers, each exploring …

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