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Book Review: When the moon shines by day

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On the Record: Kirpal Singh, poet, literary and cultural critic

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Akhalgori: Awaiting First Bell as the School Language is Switched

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Ubud Writers Festival to showcase Indonesian literature in October

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Netflix buys comics publisher Millarworld to feed films and TV

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More headlining authors for Singapore Writers Festival unveiled

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ST Life editor Tan Hsueh Yun launches cookbook based on her popular column

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  • Book Review: When the moon shines by day
    Book Review: When the moon shines by day

    , dnaindia.com

    Nayantara Sahgal's latest novel is a parable of our times, finds Gargi Gupta Book: WHEN THE MOON SHINES BY DAY. Author: Nayantara Sahgal. Publisher: Speaking Tiger. What does a writer do to register her political dissent after she's returned state honours, written petititons in newspapers and spoken out at various public fora? She writes a novel, using art to get across the message that polemics, perhaps, could not
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    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Writing

  • Netflix buys comics publisher Millarworld to feed films and TV
    Netflix buys comics publisher Millarworld to feed films and TV

    , todayonline.com

    Netflix Inc on Monday said it has bought comics publisher Millarworld, bringing on board renowned comic book writer Mark Millar and a host of character franchises it can mine for TV shows and movies. It is the first acquisition by Netflix, the 20-year-old streaming-video pioneer that is building a library of original series and films in a bid to hook new customers around the world
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    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Singapore | 

Authors

  • Fiction, philosophy and diversity celebrated at PH Readers and Writers Festival
    Fiction, philosophy and diversity celebrated at PH Readers and Writers Festival

    , inquirer.net

    Story was king at the three-day Philippine Readers and Writers Festival (#GoReadWrite2017) last week. Organized by National Book Store and Raffles Makati, the annual literary festival set up as many as 44 talks, panel discussions, book launches and signings, and writing and art workshops (and even an impromptu rap performance) that in one way or another championed Filipinos’ love for literature and stories
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    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Maritime |  Philippines | 

Reading

  • P Chidambaram advises journos to read books, not social media
    P Chidambaram advises journos to read books, not social media

    , dnaindia.com

    P Chidambaram on Saturday lent an advice to journalists not to follow social media. Skirting a question on Congress leader Digvijay Singh's abusive remark on social media about Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former union minister P Chidambaram on Saturday lent an advice to journalists not to follow social media. Singh was trolled on social media after he tweeted criticising PM Modi with abusive language
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    Tags: Journalism |  Journalists |  Social media |  Reading | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Publishers

  • Netflix buys comics publisher Millarworld to feed films and TV
    Netflix buys comics publisher Millarworld to feed films and TV

    , todayonline.com

    Netflix Inc on Monday said it has bought comics publisher Millarworld, bringing on board renowned comic book writer Mark Millar and a host of character franchises it can mine for TV shows and movies. It is the first acquisition by Netflix, the 20-year-old streaming-video pioneer that is building a library of original series and films in a bid to hook new customers around the world
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    Tags: Film |  Publishers |  Writing |  Radio & Television | 
    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Singapore | 

Poetry

  • On the Record: Kirpal Singh, poet, literary and cultural critic
    On the Record: Kirpal Singh, poet, literary and cultural critic

    , channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Poet, literary and cultural critic, and university lecturer, Kirpal Singh recently retired from his position as Associate Professor at the Singapore Management University, but remains a powerful voice in Singapore’s creative and literary circles. A presence in the local literary scene since the 1970s, Singh has written and published several collections of poetry and books and articles on creative thinking
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    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Singapore | 

Fiction

  • Book Review: When the moon shines by day
    Book Review: When the moon shines by day

    , dnaindia.com

    Nayantara Sahgal's latest novel is a parable of our times, finds Gargi Gupta Book: WHEN THE MOON SHINES BY DAY. Author: Nayantara Sahgal. Publisher: Speaking Tiger. What does a writer do to register her political dissent after she's returned state honours, written petititons in newspapers and spoken out at various public fora? She writes a novel, using art to get across the message that polemics, perhaps, could not
    Read More ...

    Categories: Books & Literature | 
    Tags: Authors |  Fiction |  Writing |  Novels | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Language

  • Akhalgori: Awaiting First Bell as the School Language is Switched
    Akhalgori: Awaiting First Bell as the School Language is Switched

    , georgiatoday.ge

    Op-ed. Like Gali, teaching in the Georgian language is to be prohibited in eight Georgian schools on the occupied South Ossetian territory of Akhalgori starting this autumn. From September 15, Georgian first graders there will get the Russian “Azbuka” instead of “Dedaena” and Georgian textbooks will gradually be replaced by Russian in the higher classes. The language of instruction will change in Georgian nursery schools, too
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