In the third novel by Chilean writer Alejandro Zambra, Ways to get homehe coined the phrase “literature of los hijos” or “children’s literature”, which has come to refer to works dealing with the trauma of growing up under the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. In a recent email conversation, longtime ZambraRead More →

Madhumita Sarkar is an actor, writer, singer, choreographer and producer. In 2016, Madhumita sang a duet song with singer Kumar Sanu for a movie called Kaalo Bhromor with Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Anuradha Ray and Biswajit Chakraborty. She wrote the story and screenplay and also served as the film’s choreographer. From 2016Read More →

[ad_1] Writer Amy Crider never had a connection to New Orleans until lightning struck twice in six months. The first-time novelist submitted her manuscript last year for the University of New Orleans’ $ 10,000 International Laboratory Prize. Students graduating from a UNO publishing class combed through over 900 entries andRead More →

[ad_1] lifestyle, books, Carl Hiaasen, squeeze me, detective story, book review In 2017, Salman Rushdie said of the election of Donald Trump, while “it’s very bad for America (it’s very good for the novel”). Squeeze Me by bestselling author Carl Hiassen features a barely disguised Donald Trump, referred to hereRead More →

[ad_1] Tom Sharpe, a late-flowering British writer known for his satirical novels about misguided characters trapped in absurd circumstances, died on June 6 in Llafranc, the Catalan town in northern Spain where he lived. He was 85 years old. His Spanish publisher, Anagrama, confirmed his death to The Associated Press.Read More →