Honza Vedral: S Mekym Žbirkom si stále vykáme Honza Vedral: S Mekym Žbirkom si stále vykáme

„Je to hudobný príbeh, ktorý písali piesne a platne,“ hovorí Honza Vedral o autobiografickej knihe o Mirovi Žbirkovi Zblízka.

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Kniha týždňa: Klenot arabského stredovekého písomníctva Kniha týždňa: Klenot arabského stredovekého písomníctva

Známy arabista František Ondráš sa rozhodol sprístupniť dnešnému čitateľovi maqámy stredovekého arabského literáta al-Hamadháního.

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BookCourt, a Literary Cornerstone in Brooklyn, Is Closing

Bookstore owners, who invested 35 years in the literary community and the Cobble Hill neighborhood, will close its doors at the end of the month.

December 7, 2016, 2:15
Bábkari upozorňujú na násilie páchané na ženách Bábkari upozorňujú na násilie páchané na ženách

Bábkové divadlo na Rázcestí v Banskej Bystrici pripravilo nový projekt pod názvom Živá ženská knižnica. Jeho cieľom je predstaviť knihy ženských autoriek, ktoré sa venujú rôznym mužsko-ženským témam.

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Obama's legacy: Lorrie Moore, Richard Ford, Marilynne Robinson and others look back Obama's legacy: Lorrie Moore, Richard Ford, Marilynne Robinson and others look back

His election was a historic moment, he campaigned on a platform of hope, but did President Obama deliver? Leading authors have their sayBrilliant and understated, urbane, witty, compassionate, composed, quietly fuelled by an idealism born of the legacy of civil rights America in conflict with the old white-nationalist America, Barack Obama is a unique human being and has been a unique president....

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Books on the Rail: the guerrilla library infiltrating Melbourne's Metro Books on the Rail: the guerrilla library infiltrating Melbourne's Metro

Inspired by London’s Books on the Underground, two women decided to start their own travelling book club in Australia’s city of literatureThe first book that Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus deliberately left behind on a train was the historical love story The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons. “This is Ali and my all-time favourite book,” says Kalus. The pair credit The Bronze Horseman for...

December 8, 2016, 5:52
‘Ferrante Fever’ Continues to Spread

The latest figures from Elena Ferrante’s publisher show that her Neapolitan novels have now sold some 5.5 million copies worldwide.

December 7, 2016, 18:08
Malebné údolie skrýva miesto plné hriechu Malebné údolie skrýva miesto plné hriechu

Malebné údolie s domami okolo kláštora má povesť kraja bohabojných ľudí, ktorí si všetko spravujú sami, a preto nepotrebujú políciu. Pokojnú idylu však náhle naruší smrť dedinského maskota.

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Latin American authors bewildered by Donald Trump: 'I just can't believe it' Latin American authors bewildered by Donald Trump: 'I just can't believe it'

Some of Latin America’s leading literary figures gathered at the Oaxaca International Book Fair and discussed the president-elect and what lies aheadAt the 36th edition of the Oaxaca International Book Fair in Mexico, . Not a single of the festival’s readings or panels went by without some mention of the uncertainty that Latin America faces during the presidency of a man who kicked off his...

December 8, 2016, 9:00
Books of The Times: Review: ‘Against Empathy,’ or the Right Way to Feel Someone’s Pain

Paul Bloom is by no means making the case for heartlessness in his new book. He prefers a mixture of caring and detached cost-benefit analysis.

December 6, 2016, 23:32