Booker-longlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga freed on bail in Zimbabwe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Books The novelist, whose book This Mournable Body was named as a finalist last week, had been arrested while taking part in anti-corruption protests Tsitsi Dangarembga protesting on 31 Läs mer…

John Boyne accidentally includes Zelda video game monsters in novel

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Ernest Hemingway's published works littered with errors, study claims

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ernest Hemingway Experts find hundreds of errors in the writer’s works, mostly made by editors and typesetters Typesetters changed Hemingway’s punctuation and verb tense when setting up new editions, Läs mer…

Bolu Babalola: 'It was mortifying meeting Michael B Jordan after my tweet about him went viral'

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It Was All a Lie review: Trump as symptom not cause of Republican decline

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As I mourn my mother the pandemic rolls on. Is the whole world, like me, frozen in grief?

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Carl Bergstrom: 'People are using data to bullshit'

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Steve Bannon hails Dominic Cummings and predicts lurch to right for No 10

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Weapons rooms, fake windows and a $3m price tag: inside a luxury doomsday bunker

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; “Mechanical level”, “medical level”, “store level” the voice announces as the lift descends into the earth. I’d entered at parking lot level, the building’s apex. I am travelling through Läs mer…

Before Brexit, Grenfell, Covid-19… Ali Smith on writing four novels in four years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Before Brexit, Grenfell, Covid-19… Ali Smith on writing four novels in four years ‘The novel form is ever-evolving, ever-communal, ever-revolutionary’ … Ali Smith. Photograph: Antonio Olmos/The Observer When she Läs mer…

Trump administration drops efforts to halt Michael Cohen’s tell-all book

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Booker prize-longlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga arrested in Zimbabwe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Author whose novel This Mournable Body was announced as a finalist earlier this week, was held during anti-corruption protests Tsitsi Dangarembga, the award-winning Zimbabwean novelist who was nominated for Läs mer…