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Lomé hosts International Literary Symposium of Togo

Lomé hosts International Literary Symposium of Togo

The national monument of Togo is Independence Monument, Lomé By Ashraf Dali, President, Asia Journalists Association (AJA) LOMÉ: Professor Koumealo Anate, the President the Togolese Writers Association (AET), announced that the first edition of the International Literary Symposium of Togo (SYLITO) will be in the Togolese capital city Lomé on April 22- 23 on the theme: […]

Travelogue Yelena Y. Dimitriyevitch’s Letters from Egypt published in Arabic

Travelogue Yelena Y. Dimitriyevitch’s Letters from Egypt published in Arabic

The book cover CAIRO: A short travelogue of the Serbian writer Yelena Y. Dimitriyevitch (1862-1945) “Letters from Egypt” has been published in Arabic in the edition of the publishing edition Literature of the Silk Road (Silk Road Literature). The book was conceived as a trilingual edition, Arabic, Serbian and English. The translator of the travelogue […]

Emergent themes in contemporary literature: An Anachronous Shower as a Model

Emergent themes in contemporary literature: An Anachronous Shower as a Model

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid Asia Journalists Association President CAIRO: Insha Publications, India, organized an  international webinar on ” Emergent themes in contemporary literature ” and a book release program on StreamYard, on December 5, 2021. Insha Publication, the organiser of this beautiful Webinar cum book-launch program, is run by Anees Ahmed Ansari and his team from […]

[Book review] Charles Bukowski, the Outsider Genius of the American Literature

[Book review] Charles Bukowski, the Outsider Genius of the American Literature

Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions, and General Tales of Ordinary Madness is a paperback collection of short stories written by Charles Bukowski published in 1972. Each story is based on first-person narration, compiling stories that are personally linked to Bukowski’s own life. At the time he wrote the novel, the author was fifty years-old. He twice tried […]

Dreaming big

Dreaming big

She’s bubbly and energetic; she’s twenty-five. But it’s scary opening up a new chapter in your life. Change calls for courage, especially when you’re young and things are unsure. Still, Lee Young Jae has always been sure of her love for books and writing. She used to look at her grandfather, who would spend hours […]

[Book review] The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

[Book review] The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

Dragons, ghosts, and cooked racoons—they were the backbone of her existence, and the only attachment she had to the culture of her first-generation Chinese immigrant parents. By calling forth memories of her childhood growing up a small Asian girl in California, Maxine Hong Kingston opens her family’s box of secrets to the world. But The […]

Arabian Nights and Arabic Novels

Arabian Nights and Arabic Novels

One Thousand and One Nights is often known in English as the Arabian Nights, from the first English-language edition (c. 1706 – c. 1721), which rendered the title as The Arabian Nights’ Entertainment, and where the most famous Arabic prose of tales was created. In some aspects, we could consider that these Arabian Nights tales are the […]

Sonnet Mondal’s ‘Karmic Chanting’ to travel to USA and Europe

Sonnet Mondal’s ‘Karmic Chanting’ to travel to USA and Europe

With a writer residency scheduled in August 2018 at the Sierra Neveda College, U.S.A., Sonnet Mondal looks forward to promote his book ‘Karmic Chanting’ to be released soon from Copper Coin publishers, New Delhi. The book is a collection of mystical poems penned by Mondal over a period of five years and contains endorsements from […]

[Book Review] Questioning the Role of Women in the 19th Century

[Book Review] Questioning the Role of Women in the 19th Century

Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen, Thomas Egerton, 1813   Set in rural England in the early 1800s, Pride and Prejudice is a novel of the Bennett family’s story. The family includes a negligent father, a silly empty-headed mother, and five daughters: the eldest Jane, Elizabeth (also called Lizze and sometimes, Eliza), Mary, Kitty, and the […]

[Book Rewiev] Charles Bukowski, the Outsider Genius of the American Literature

[Book Rewiev] Charles Bukowski, the Outsider Genius of the American Literature

[Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions and General Tales of Ordinary Madness] Charles Bukowski, City Lights Publishers, 1972 Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions, and General Tales of Ordinary Madness is a paperback collection of short stories written by Charles Bukowski, published in 1972. Each story is based on first-person narration, compiling stories that are personally linked to Bukowski’s own life. […]

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