'Torto Arado', by Itamar Vieira Jr., wins Montluc Resistance et Liberte in France
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by Leseratte
6d ago
Itamar Vieira collects one more international award for Torto Arado: 'Torto Arado', by Itamar Vieira Jr., wins literary prize in France​ Author won the Montluc Résistance et Liberté 2024, which also awarded the Rwandan Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse​By O GLOBO 04/04/2024 19h48 Updated a day ago... Read more ..read more
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John Barth (1930-2024)
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by Daniel del Real
1w ago
John Barth, Writer Who Pushed Storytelling’s Limits, Dies at 93 His sprawling and boisterous novel “The Sot-Weed Factor,” published in 1960, projected him into the ranks of the country’s most innovative writers. www.nytimes.com What a terrible day for literature ..read more
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Maryse Condé (1934-2024)
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by Abhi
1w ago
Maryse Condé, the French author from Guadeloupe, known for novels such as Segu (1984), I, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem (1986) and Tree of Life (1987), has passed away at the age of 90. Winner of the New Academy Prize in Literature in 2018, Condé was a perennial candidate for the Nobel Prize. Her works explore the ravages of colonial racism, with considerable focus on the African diaspora of the Caribbean. Many of Condé's works including the 1995 novel... Read more ..read more
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Marjorie Perloff (1931-2024)
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by Benny Profane
2w ago
Marjorie Perloff, one of America’s leading poetry critics, has died at 92. More here: https://bookhaven.stanford.edu/2024...off-has-died-at-92-her-passion-was-brilliant/ Wiki: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjorie_Perloff ..read more
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Nobel Prize in Literature 2012
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by Stewart
2w ago
Mo Yan is announced the 2012 Nobel laureate in Literature. Thoughts ..read more
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Nuno Júdice (1949-2024)
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by Daniel del Real
3w ago
Portuguese poet Nuno Júdice has died at the age of 74 years old. El poeta Nuno Júdice, uno de los más importantes de Portugal, muere a los 74 años La noticia fue dada a conocer mediante un comunicado publicado por la Presidencia de la República de Portugal www.razon.com.mx ..read more
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Happy Birthday, Benny Profane!
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by Leseratte
3w ago
Feliz Aniversário, Benny ..read more
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Recent Banning of Books in Brazil
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by Leseratte
1M ago
Understand the new wave of denunciations of censorship of art with the book 'O Avesso da Pele' Collected from schools in three states, the novel of Jeferson Tenorio is accused of infringing the ECA, which experts disagre 8.mar.2024 at 23h17 Marcella Franco'sPedro Martins SÃO PAULO More than a year after the start of the government of Lula, a discussion that mobilized the previous government Jair Bolsonaro's, has been taken up with all its might. This week... Read more ..read more
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Mark Kharitonov (1937-2024)
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by Benny Profane
1M ago
Mark Kharitonov who was awarded the First Russian Booker Prize passed away on January. Obituary: https://www.newsefir.net/post/mark-haritonov Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Kharitonov Might you tell more about him, @alik-vit ..read more
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Akira Toriyama (1951-2024)
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by Benny Profane
1M ago
Famous mangaka and creator of Dragon Ball, Toriyama passed away on March 1. Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Toriyama His obituary: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/08/arts/akira-toriyama-dead.html Please, moderation staff, feel free if you want to transfer this thread to Non-Writer Obituaries ..read more
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