Literature

May 20, 2022, 10:23am In very 1984 news, Belarus has banned the sale of 1984. Belarusian weekly newspaper, Nasha Niva, reported that security forces detained Andrei Yanushkevich, publisher and bookstore owner, and confiscated 200 books, with a  focus on 1984. Nasha Niva also reported that they had obtained a copy of the government order to halt sales of
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The following is excerpted from Nina Shope’s Asylum. Shope is the author of Hangings: Three Novellas, published by Starcherone Books. Asylum is her first full-length novel. Her fiction has appeared in Quarter After Eight, Fourteen Hills, 3rd Bed, Open City, Sleeping Fish, Salt Hill, and elsewhere. She holds a BA from Brown University and an
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Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a prolific novelist, short-story writer, and poet, who is perhaps best-known for classic children’s books like The Jungle Book and for poems like ‘If—’. But Kipling’s short stories for adults often get overlooked – a fact which is perhaps hardly surprising given how much enduring and endurable writing Kipling produced. Below,
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By 1910, Greenwich Village was the acknowledged center of those who claimed to be bohemians and whose lifestyle caused others to label them as such. America’s bohemian movement had deep artistic and political roots in 19th-century England and France. The English suffragist movement and the international progressive, socialist, Marxist, and French syndicalist labor movements had
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TODAY: In 1954, The Pajama Game opens on Broadway.   “The issue is that their emotional lives have everything they need to be interesting, and yet they fall short of seeming interesting on screen.” Nylah Burton reviews the new adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends. | Lit Hub Film & TV How can we understand poet
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