Najlepšie aktuálne články na téma Literatúra na Internetu Literatúra 144 144 Logo 100 funny jokes by 100 comedians Martin Chilton selects 100 whip-smart wisecracks, from Marx to Milligan Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:13:21 GMT The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin – extract One of the most anticipated releases of 2016, The City of Mirrors is Justin Cronin’s final book in the trilogy that began with (2010) and continued in (2012). Read an extract, before its publication in JuneRain was falling as Alicia approached the city. Seen from above in the soft morning light, the river was as she’d imagined it: wide, dark, ceaselessly flowing.Beyond it rose the spires of... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:00:13 GMT Margaret Forster, award-winning author, dies at 77 Prolific novelist and biographer who wrote more than 40 books after hitting the bigtime with 1960s bestseller Georgy GirlThe award-winning writer Margaret Forster, whose novel Georgy Girl inspired one of the hit songs of the late 1960s, has died at the age of 77.Her husband, the writer and journalist Hunter Davies, said that she died this morning at a hospice near her north London home. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:22:20 GMT 'Dracula was not from Exeter,' insists Bram Stoker descendant Great grand-nephew of the seminal vampire novel discounts reports on research that suggested the dark count was based on a west country man, rather than his writingsBram Stoker’s descendant has rejected reports that claimed his ancestor’s most famous creation, Count Dracula, hailed not from Transylvania but Devon.Writer Andy Struthers about his theory that Stoker was inspired by the Exeter... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:32:13 GMT Stella prize 2016 announces longlist of 12 books by Australian women Stories set in the countryside and themes of childhood dominate on a list that includes Elizabeth Harrower, Debra Adelaide, Gail Jones and Charlotte Wood The Stella prize has announced its 2016 longlist, with books by Elizabeth Harrower, Debra Adelaide, Gail Jones, Amanda Lohrey and Charlotte Wood. Related: Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:00:16 GMT Books of The Times: Review: ‘The Girl in the Red Coat,’ an Abduction Story Told in Two Voices Kate Hamer’s debut novel about an 8-year-old girl who is taken captive is narrated from the perspective of the girl and her despairing mother. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:29:20 GMT 'A love and feel for place': Australian illustrated children's books – in pictures The new Leigh Hobbs takes us on a fascinating tour of the best in Australian illustration, from the heartbreaking Shaun Tan to explorations of Indigenous dreamtime and back to his very own and very yellow Mr Chicken’s crazed love affair with London Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:13 GMT British Science Fiction Association awards unveil 'really strong' shortlists Stories set in varied worlds ranging from a devastated Paris to a sinister planet with a incestuous population among contenders for this year’s prestigious honoursA Paris ruined by war, a dark planet peopled by the incestuous descendants of two abandoned astronauts and the dangerous surface of the moon are some of the settings for the year’s best science fiction novels, as chosen by the... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:00:11 GMT Margaret Forster obituary Writer best known for the novel Georgy Girl, Hidden Lives, a moving memoir about her own family, and her revealing biography of Daphne du MaurierMargaret Forster, who has died of cancer aged 77, dedicated one of her books: “For my mother-in-law … to whom family has always been all.” The same could have been said of Forster. Her writing and her family were her life, and from them she drew... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:41:45 GMT Leading authors press for Supreme Court review of Google's digitised library The web giant’s digitisation of millions of books – many in copyright – faces a fresh legal challenge, backed by authors including Margaret Atwood, Peter Carey, Ursula Le Guin and Malcolm GladwellJM Coetzee, Margaret Atwood, Malcolm Gladwell and Peter Carey are some of the major writers throwing their weight behind the US Authors Guild’s attempt to hold Google to account for its... Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:00:28 GMT