Nina Baym, Who Brought Novels by Women to Light, Dies at 82 Nina Baym, Who Brought Novels by Women to Light, Dies at 82

Professor Baym was a key early figure in feminist literary history and criticism, excavating forgotten works by female writers.

June 23, 2018, 0:48
Kniha: Plavba v rieke života Kniha: Plavba v rieke života

Spisovateľ Peter Holka vydal novú knihu Ohyb rieky. Čitateľ sa v príbehoch z vydavateľstva Ikar opäť stretáva so známymi postavami, ako aj s postavou hlavného hrdinu, rozprávača, v ktorom tuší samotného autora.

June 23, 2018, 5:37
After 25 years of being homeless, I learned there’s one simple thing you can do to help | Gregory P Smith

I felt so invisible that sometimes being bashed was a relief: ‘At least the thugs were engaging with me’There are as as there are homeless people in the world. For some, it’s a sudden freefall triggered by a lost job, a broken home life or some other seismic personal upheaval. For others the road to sleeping rough winds down a slow, steady and depressing gradient until it arrives – quite...

yesterday, 20:00
Po vyše 40-tich rokoch vychádzajú záznamy spomienok Adiny Mandlovej Po vyše 40-tich rokoch vychádzajú záznamy spomienok Adiny Mandlovej

Fanúšikov českej kinematografie a zvlášť veľkej hereckej hviezdy Adiny Mandlovej poteší 3CD s názvom Adina Mandlová vzpomíná.

June 23, 2018, 5:37
Donald Hall, US poet laureate and prize-winning man of letters, dies at 89

Donald Hall, a prolific and award-winning poet and man of letters who was widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, , baseball and the distant past, has died. He was 89. Hall’s daughter, Philippa Smith, confirmed on Sunday that her father died on Saturday at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire, after being in hospice care for some time.

yesterday, 20:18
Room to Dream by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna – review

An enjoyable biography of director David Lynch is rich in detail, but doesn’t get to the root of the man’s mysteryA few years back I interviewed David Lynch at his lithographic studio in Paris. The film-maker sat at an ink-splattered table in a sky-blue smock. He was courteous and serene and blithely unrevealing about his life and his work – keen to present himself as an unconscious...

yesterday, 8:00
How Democracy Ends by David Runciman review – what Trump and Corbyn have in common

A wonderful, contrarian book captures Twitter-era politics and the danger of allowing democracy to be eroded from within“Democracy dies in darkness” runs the slogan on the Washington Post masthead, but if democracy really is dying around us, its demise has never been so loudly heralded nor so brightly lit. Even before ’s emergence as a presidential candidate, it was clear that the global...

June 21, 2018, 8:30
Critic’s Notebook: Oprah Earned This Museum Show. And It’s a Potent Spectacle. Critic’s Notebook: Oprah Earned This Museum Show. And It’s a Potent Spectacle.

An exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture captures what Oprah Winfrey and her TV show have meant.

June 21, 2018, 20:41
What if women were told the truth? A mother who was not ready for motherhood chronicles the blood, sweat and tears of having a baby

What if women were told the truth? Meaghan O’Connell chronicles the blood, sweat and tears of having a babyLately I’ve found I gobble up birth stories. I read them all. As I don’t have children, nor do I seem to want them, perhaps my curiosity has to do with how little I know about this common, pivotal experience. We’ve each been formed, grown in, and either pushed or pulled from a...

June 23, 2018, 8:30
Indigenous voices have never been more important to Australian literature | Timmah Ball

Opportunities for Indigenous writers have grown but we must ensure they’re driven by Indigenous valuesIn 2011, I participated in the Emerging Writers’ Festival book fair. I was there to sell copies of the treaty-themed issue of literary journal Etchings Indigenous. The publication featured emerging and established black authors such as Safina Fergie, Tony Birch, Ali Cobby Eckermann and Bruce...

June 23, 2018, 2:07