Writing despite war, exile and fear of death

Violence and repression impacts writers physically and mentally, but inspires some to turn trauma into words. On World Book Day, DW presents authors from Ukraine, Belarus and Iraq who have written through hardship Rayna Breuer / Freelance journalist 24 April, 2022, 12:00 pm Last modified: 24 April, 2022, 12:04 pm Rayna Breuer. TBS Sketch “> … Read more

Here Are the Best New Books to Read in April 2022

April is stacked with an almost overwhelming number of exciting new releases from treasured authors. Among the highlights: Jennifer Egan delivers a long-awaited sibling novel to A Visit From the Goon Squad, and Emily St. John Mandel again turns a pandemic into fodder for fiction. Ocean Vuong’s second poetry collection will leave readers breathless, while … Read more

World Book Day: Writing despite war, exile and fear of death | Culture | Arts, music and lifestyle reporting from Germany | DW

Ukrainian writer Yuri Andrukhovych describes himself as an Odysseus-type guy since, like the legendary figure from Greek mythology, he is often on the road. Like the ancient warrior, he also longs for his native country. “I am always ready to go on a trip, especially if it is connected with a reading,” he told DW. … Read more

Indramani bags Heisnam Basantakumar Award Explore the written record call sounded – The Sangai Express

IMPHAL, Apr 23 (DIPR)Heisnam Basantakumar Award 2022 was presented to eminent writer Naoroibam Indramani today during World Book Day 2022 celebration today at DIPR auditorium, Keishampat.The function was organized by Sahitya Thoupang Lup (SATHOULUP), Imphal, Manipur.The award was instituted in memory of late Heisnam Basantakumar by his son Heisnam Balkrisna, Director, DIPR and his family. … Read more