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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rips into VS Naipaul: 'An Indian man. . .who felt so ... - New York Daily News (blog)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rips into VS Naipaul: 'An Indian man. . .who felt so ... - New York Daily News (blog) | Literature | Scoop.it
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rips into VS Naipaul: 'An Indian man. . .who felt so ...
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Writers' feuds tend to approach Biggie vs. Tupac magnitude (and really, wasn't their enmity accompanied by a hearty dose of poetic feeling?
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L'escriptora nigeriana també arremet contra Naipaul...

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Paul Rogers

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Paul Rogers at Drawger
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Delightful scroll of On the Road -- a drawing for every page. 

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20 stunning book illustrations | Illustration | Creative Bloq

20 stunning book illustrations | Illustration | Creative Bloq | Literature | Scoop.it
When it comes to book illustrations, a lot of emphasis is put on the cover, naturally.
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An Asian View of Europe: Pallavi Aiyar’s ‘Punjabi Parmesan’ – part 1 « Amitav Ghosh

An Asian View of Europe: Pallavi Aiyar’s ‘Punjabi Parmesan’ – part 1 « Amitav Ghosh | Literature | Scoop.it
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Lesson from the new world order? 

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The Map, Remade - Indian Express

The Map, Remade - Indian Express | Literature | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years since the publication of Amitav Ghosh's The Shadow Lines, it continues to define the scope and constraints of our lives
The Shadow Lines, 25 years old this year, has been an epochal
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Amitabh Bagchi talks about Shadwo Lines. 

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Jhumpa Lahiri: By the Book

Jhumpa Lahiri: By the Book | Literature | Scoop.it
The author of the forthcoming novel “The Lowland” says there’s no such thing as immigrant fiction: “What do we call the rest? Native fiction? Puritan fiction?”
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Do you ever read self-help? Anything you recommend?

Literature has always been and will forever be my only form of self-help.

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Bangalore Mirror

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What would you like to call yourself — a writer or a story-teller?
I would like to call myself Jeronimo Pinto. I call myself Jerry Pinto. I have been called many things. I try not to use labels because the descriptive degenerates into the prescriptive and the prescriptive becomes restrictive.
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The Shadow Lines' 25th Anniversary Collectors' Edition

Facebook helps you connect and share with the people in your life.
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Reflections on the Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien

Reflections on the Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien | Literature | Scoop.it
By: Vanessa K. Eccles The most basic writing advice writers ever receive is “write what you know,” but why is that so important? Behind all believable fiction, there is some true experience that th...
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Los Angeles Review of Books - Abhrajyoti Chakraborty on The Shadow Lines

Los Angeles Review of Books - Abhrajyoti Chakraborty on The Shadow Lines | Literature | Scoop.it

http://lareviewofbooks.org/review/zero-types-of-ambiguity-early-amitav-ghosh/

 

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This link doesn't work
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Thanks MontseT for pointing that out. Cannot seem to edit the link here, so I've included a working link.
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I Was Your City Then | Aravind Adiga

I Was Your City Then | Aravind Adiga | Literature | Scoop.it
Outlook India is a weekly English News magazine published in India. It provides the latest news on politics, cricket, sports, cinema and business news from India and worldwide.
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New ‘Great Gatsby’ Book Carries a Hollywood Look

New ‘Great Gatsby’ Book Carries a Hollywood Look | Literature | Scoop.it
The F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, which is selling briskly, now comes with two covers: one based on the original art, and another that is a tie-in to the coming movie.
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Stale, but sums up the controversy well. 

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The Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

The Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake | Literature | Scoop.it
"Most Beds are Beds for sleeping and resting, but the best Beds are much more interesting!"

In 1959, Sylvia Plath -- celebrated poet, lit
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rips into VS Naipaul: 'An Indian man. . .who felt so ... - New York Daily News (blog)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rips into VS Naipaul: 'An Indian man. . .who felt so ... - New York Daily News (blog) | Literature | Scoop.it
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rips into VS Naipaul: 'An Indian man. . .who felt so ...
New York Daily News (blog)
Writers' feuds tend to approach Biggie vs. Tupac magnitude (and really, wasn't their enmity accompanied by a hearty dose of poetic feeling?
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L'escriptora nigeriana també arremet contra Naipaul...

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George Orwell’s Animal Farm Illustrated by Ralph Steadman

George Orwell’s Animal Farm Illustrated by Ralph Steadman | Literature | Scoop.it
"I do not wish to comment on the work; if it does not speak for itself, it is a failure."

In 1995, more than twenty years after his irrev
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Pure genius!

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JD Salinger's unpublished stories leaked online

JD Salinger's unpublished stories leaked online | Literature | Scoop.it
Kept under lock and key, JD Salinger's three unpublished stories have now escaped online, to a mixed response from fans
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What a tease, this guy was. In an era when people (myself included) cannot seem to even wait for a few days before 'publishing' what they write (in the most generous interpretation of the word publish), how does one judge this guy who wanted stuff he wrote to be published half a centuary after his death. 

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What was J.D. Salinger’s problem?

What was J.D. Salinger’s problem? | Literature | Scoop.it
A new book and film argue that the trauma of war forged the author of "The Catcher in the Rye"
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‘1984 Made Me Think Of The Ways My Life Has Been Enmeshed In Riots’ | Sunil Sethi

‘1984 Made Me Think Of The Ways My Life Has Been Enmeshed In Riots’ | Sunil Sethi | Literature | Scoop.it
The 57-year-old novelist talks about the movements in history and his life that shape his work.
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To the Detriment of Us All: The Untouched Legacy of Arthur Koestler and George Orwell | Wales Arts Review

To the Detriment of Us All: The Untouched Legacy of Arthur Koestler and George Orwell | Wales Arts Review | Literature | Scoop.it
That article's Orwell and Koestler seriously getting into it just after WW2, trying to steer anti-totalitarian action http://t.co/3XueWyHMTP
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New Salinger Books Will Arrive In 2015, Authors Say : NPR

New Salinger Books Will Arrive In 2015, Authors Say : NPR | Literature | Scoop.it
A stream of fiction and stories written by reclusive author J.D. Salinger will be published between 2015 and 2020, according to a new biography about the writer of The Catcher in the Rye, who died in 2010.
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T.S. Eliot’s Radical Poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” Read by Anthony Hopkins and Eliot Himself

T.S. Eliot’s Radical Poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” Read by Anthony Hopkins and Eliot Himself | Literature | Scoop.it
T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J.
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While Hopkins' narration could have been little slower, his voice really suites the poem.
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BOOKS / Seventeen Poisoned Englishmen: The first of three remarkable stories taken from a new book, Strange Pilgrims, by a Nobel laureate and master of Latin American fiction. This week, a Colombia...

BOOKS / Seventeen Poisoned Englishmen: The first of three remarkable stories taken from a new book, Strange Pilgrims, by a Nobel laureate and master of Latin American fiction. This week, a Colombia... | Literature | Scoop.it

THE FIRST THING Senora Prudencia Linero noticed when she reached the port of Naples was that it had the same smell as the port of Riohacha.

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Fantastic fiction piece from "Strange Pilgrims" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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What Will Survive of Us?

What Will Survive of Us? | Literature | Scoop.it
The first one I saw was on the corner of West 36th St and Sixth Avenue: a racing bicycle, painted completely white (tyres, saddle, spokes--everything) and chained to a street sign ("Left Lane Must Turn Left").
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The Outsiders - Salman Rushdie (1983) (Part 1 of 2)

Thanks to whoever ripped and uploaded a torrent of this. Also, any help with tagging would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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The Art of Vengeance by Joyce Carol Oates | The New York Review of Books

The Art of Vengeance by Joyce Carol Oates | The New York Review of Books | Literature | Scoop.it
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Joyce Carol oates writes about the short stories of Roald Dahl.

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The Art of Vengeance by Joyce Carol Oates | The New York Review of Books

The Art of Vengeance by Joyce Carol Oates | The New York Review of Books | Literature | Scoop.it
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