What the autumn of German-speaking literature promises

Berlin (dpa) – The (Nobel Prize winners), cult filmmaker and renowned musician: The fall of German-speaking literature promises to be interesting. Werner Herzog surprises with a new novel, Herta Müller is also back at work. Readers can also expect news from book award winners Clemens Meyer and Julia Franck. What …

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A brief history of summer reading

When the days grow longer and the mercury begins to rise, the pounds appear. Pocket books smeared with sunscreen are stored in beach bags and backpacks, sprinkled on picnic tables and placed in the hollows of hammocks. Like their siblings the summer blockbuster and the summer song, they come: Summer …

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On the other side of the fence: poetry in motion

When was the last time you were in Gig Harbor, Washington? Seen everything? Absolutely ? Even the fun gnome quest that takes place in the area? Well, there is something new going on, and you might like to go out there and explore it, while having a nice and healthy …

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Interview: Hemant Divate, co-founder, Poetrywala

What is the origin of the idea behind the newly formed Poetrywala Foundation? Poetry publishing in India is a non-profit activity. It is a movement. It is in this perspective that I and Smruti became publishers. In Marathi, we took out magazines Abhidha (1992) then Abhidha Nantar (1998-2008). Abhidha Nantar …

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Eight State Literary Prize Winners Named

Eight Ohio authors – or authors who write on Ohio topics – were honored by the 2021 Ohioana Book Awards. The awards, first awarded in 1942, are among the oldest state literary prizes in the country. The awards ceremony, tentatively scheduled to be an in-person event, is scheduled for Oct. …

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