Literature

The Nobel Prize for Dark Literature

Another year in which the Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to a writer whom I have never read – and I am beginning to despair. Does the Swedish Nobel Committee want to present me as a Philistine? I ask myself this question even as I declare that I …

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Author Williams to read in person – The Source

Acclaimed author Joy Williams returns to Washington University in St. Louis for a special in-person reading of her new novel, “Harrow,” her first in 20 years, at 4 pm Thursday, October 14, at Graham Chapel. Following this, as part of the Assembly Series event, David Schuman, director of the Master …

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Discussion on “Parasite” movie sparks conversation about class struggles, Korean culture – The Daily Free Press

Celebrating international films can open a window to new perspectives and new ideas. Boston University’s “Language of the Month” film series at the Educational Resource Center brings that to life. A cinema projector. The Boston University Education Resource Center’s “Language of the Month” film series focused on Korean in September …

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BOOKS: Harlem Shuffle: Colson Whitehead | Local News

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead has carved out an enviable place for himself as a writer. This niche is the freedom to write whatever he wants, no matter the genre. Most writers fall into one genre: thrillers, romance, fantasy, science fiction, mysteries, etc., or fall into the literature camp. …

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