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The iconic writer scolds the superrich (including himself—and Mitt Romney) for not giving back, and warns of a Kingsian apocalyptic scenario if inequality is not addressed in America. Chris Christie may be fat, but he ain’t Santa Claus. In fact, he seems unable to decide if he is New Jersey’s governor or its caporegime, and it may be a comment on the coarsening of American discourse that his brash rudeness is often taken for charm. Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake! Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake!
Projet A4 Projet A4 Le livre est un lieu exceptionnel pour la création photographique, mettant en jeu les questions de l’espace, du format, du récit en images. Il est devenu pour de nombreux photographes un médium en soi, interrogeant de manière spécifique les façons de montrer la photographie aujourd’hui. Nous souhaitons répondre à cet engouement en organisant une exposition de livres choisis auto-produits ou auto-édités.
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A Glossary of Literary Terms Blank Verse. Unrhymed iambic pentameter. Shakespeare's plays are largely blank verse, as are other Renaissance plays. Blank verse was the most popular in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in England. Here are some examples you likely won't see elsewhere: At last, The clouds consign their treasures to the fields, And softly shaking on the dimpled pool Prelusive drops, let all their moisture flow In large effusion o'er the freshened world. A Glossary of Literary Terms
La goleada literaria de Francia y la nueva Anna Karenina del cine >> Papeles Perdidos Corre el año 2012. El mundo editorial se tambalea con la llegada del libro electrónico, pero la irreductible República Francesa resiste: en su geografía se cuentan 2.500 librerías y entre 2003 y 2011 las ventas de libros se incrementaron en un 6,5 por ciento. Mientras tanto, en el Reino Unido pelean para detener el sacrificio de libros en la Biblioteca Central de Manchester, en Israel se indignan por la negativa de Alice Walker a permitir la publicación de El color púrpura y en Colombia celebran los 50 años de un libro que hizo historia. "Los franceses, como siempre, insisten en ser diferentes", escribe Elaine Sciolino en The New York Times. La goleada literaria de Francia y la nueva Anna Karenina del cine >> Papeles Perdidos
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“La literatura latinoamericana ya ha alcanzado la mayoría de edad” “La literatura latinoamericana ya ha alcanzado la mayoría de edad” Santiago Gamboa (Bogotá, 1965) no quiere que lo lean por ser colombiano –“como yo no leo a Malraux por francés ni a Tabucchi por italiano”--, ni cree que para escribir una buena novela haya que salirse de los senderos ya marcados de la literatura: "Dice el maestro Fernando Botero que nunca ha dado una pincelada que no esté autorizada por la historia del arte. Y lo que él dice refiriéndose a la pintura lo intento aplicar yo a mis novelas: me gusta que los temas que elijo estén autorizados de alguna manera por la historia de la literatura". De ahí que su última novela, Plegarias nocturnas (Mondadori), trate de dos personas que desean estar juntas a toda costa –en este caso dos hermanos— y de la multitud de problemas que se lo impiden. La tercera voz de la novela es la de otro clásico, un cónsul. "Un tipo solitario, aficionado a la escritura y a la bebida.
Les livres rendent intelligent, pas Internet Les livres rendent intelligent, pas Internet Le débat est on ne peut plus actuel. En pleine affaire Woerth/Bettencourt, les politiques rivalisent de formules visant à décrédibiliser Internet. Danger?
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Brisbane Bookfest | UnitingCare Community UnitingCare Community operates Lifeline Bookfest events throughout Queensland to help raise funds for the Lifeline 24-hour Crisis Line, Lifeline Suicide Bereavement Groups, the Lifeline post-disaster support program Community Recovery, and UnitingCare Community services across the state. Read more about UnitingCare Community services. Where is your closest Lifeline Bookfest? The next Bookfest events will be held on the Gold Coast (11-13 April) and Rockhampton (3-4 May). Click on the locations below to find out more! Brisbane Bookfest | UnitingCare Community
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The Book of Knighthood The Book of Knighthood Miniatures cropped from the ~1460 manuscript containing Christine Pizan's 'Épître d'Othéa' (Epistle to Hector; sometimes known as the Book of Knighthood) - Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 49, courtesy of the Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland [link]. Christine de Pizan (Pisan) (c.1363-1430) was raised among the nobility of Paris and pursued intensive studies in literature, history, languages and the sciences.
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THE COMPOSITES THE COMPOSITES Casting Study: Miami Blues For the first in this series of comparing character descriptions against actors in adaptations, The Composites will look at Miami Blues, the 1984 novel by Charles Willeford and the 1990 film starring Alec Baldwin. Charles Willeford was unique among crime writers. His novels defied the conventions of the genre with naturalistic pacing, droll wit, and a melancholic worldview. During an exile from crime writing, Willeford self-published experimental poetry and memoir, including a book-length account of his hemorrhoidectomy, before returning to the genre with his Hoke Moseley series, the first of which is Miami Blues. Fresh out of prison and on a spree at the beginning of the novel, Junior Frenger is an engagingly rational sociopath who decides to settle down in suburban Miami—not to retire, but to rob his new neighbors while posing as Detective Moseley.
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Joel Stein is being roundly booed as a snob for opining in a recent Times roundtable that “Adults Should Read Adult Books” and steer clear of young adult fare. Maybe out of pure contrariness, I’m inclined to offer a qualified defense. It has to be qualified because, let’s face it, I’m a 33-year-old man with an extensive comic book library. I even read all the Harry Potter and Hunger Games books, and I can’t see why that’s any worse a light entertainment than watching an action movie—which takes about as long. On Snobbery and Books for Grown-Ups
The modern war canon - The Browser This interview first appeared in The Browser, as part of the FiveBooks series. Previous contributors include Paul Krugman, Woody Allen and Ian McEwan. For a daily selection of new article suggestions and FiveBooks interviews, check out The Browser or follow @TheBrowser on Twitter. Former BBC war reporter Martin Bell picks out essential reading on the Bosnia and Vietnam wars and explains why a book of poetry speaks more to him about the reality of conflict than any other writing. You were a war reporter for many years.
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The pleasures of rereading | Books | The Observer It usually starts with a pretence of steeliness. Not the whole thing, I'll tell myself, reaching for the ruined paperback. One chapter, a favourite passage, then I'll wedge it back in with those books begun but not yet finished; the dozens more bought or inherited that I honestly mean to open, sooner to get to all of Dickens. I'm a chronic rereader, mostly of novels, and it is a habit as coiled with guilt as it is with pleasure, because every go-round with a favourite is also another time I haven't read Bleak House.
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Gapers Block : GB Book Club : Chicago Books Author Sun Apr 13 2014 It's safe to say that practically none of us in the U.S. are reading enough literature in translation. And should you protest, well: what's the last novel you read from, say, Bulgaria?
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