I’m back as a bowler; no change in my game: Mahmudullah

SRI LANKA TOUR OF BANGLADESH, 2021 “When the team needs me, I’ll try to give the best of myself.” © BCB Mahmudullah these days doesn’t smile too often. He was thrown from test configuration and also lost his full-format contract with the Bangladesh board – one of only four famous …

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Hercules Millas: Greek Laureate from Constantinople of the Turkish Literature Prize

A native Greek from Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις, Turkish: İstanbul), Hercules Millas, won the Orhan Kemal Literature Prize in Turkey. According to the jury’s announcement, Millas’s novel, which concerns a Greek family from Constantinople forced to leave Turkey, vividly and impressively recounts a problem that remains crucial today, that of coexistence. Millas, …

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Writer Paul Rudnick scores with royal and spiritual romance

Paul Rudnick wrote a romantic comedy with a royal twist. In “Playing the Palace,” the playwright, screenwriter and novelist has a witty and engaging book about two unlikely lovers: a Jewish man from New Jersey and the Crown Prince of England. “I’ve never written a romantic comedy like this,” says …

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