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And The Pulitzer For Drama Goes To...

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NEW YORK — Ayad Akhtar's "Disgraced," a play about a successful Pakistani-American lawyer whose dinner party spins out of control amid a heated discussion of identity and religion, has won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for drama.
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The Standard of Literature – Gatekeepers or Critics?

The Standard of Literature – Gatekeepers or Critics? | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
The Standard of Literature – Gatekeepers or Critics? http://t.co/9F47URUBrX
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The Book on ‘Getting Filthy Rich’ in Asia

The Book on ‘Getting Filthy Rich’ in Asia | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
Pakistani novelist Mohsin Hamid is on a roll with his new novel “How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia” and a coming movie adaptation of his book “The Reluctant Fundamentalist" from director Mira Nair.
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BBC Radio 4 - Classic Serial, Pather Panchali - Song of the Road, Episode 1

BBC Radio 4 - Classic Serial, Pather Panchali - Song of the Road, Episode 1 | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
The life of a poor Brahmin family. Classic of Bengali literature. Stars Meera Syal.
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Educations Hub: Karachi Literature Festival: Karachi hamara hai!

Karachi Literature Festival: Karachi hamara hai!: By Zainab Imam
‘The Dynamics of Karachi’: (... http://t.co/3SoZTiRluq
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Bidisha: Asia House Festival of Asian Literature, 7-22 May 2013

Bidisha: Asia House Festival of Asian Literature, 7-22 May 2013 | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
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Good news: Unlike West, publishing industry growing in India

Good news: Unlike West, publishing industry growing in India | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
The printed book is still sought after by readers in India. The publishing industry, valued at nearly $2 billion, is witnessing a healthy growth despite the slump in the international market and threats from digital mediums.
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Los Angeles Review of Books - Aaron Bady on In the House of the Interpreter

Los Angeles Review of Books - Aaron Bady on In the House of the Interpreter | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
RT @LAReviewofBooks: Should post-colonial literature be written in English? Ngugi wa Thiong'o struggles with this question in his new memoir http://t.co/ILjsynBM
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The decaying state of Indian Literature

The decaying state of Indian Literature | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
Indian literature has definitely seen better days. We have had such great scholars in the past who have written epics like the Bhagwat Gita and Ramayana.
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Asia house › Arts and Culture › Festival of Asian Literature › Programme

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Two fantastic jobs at the British Council | British Council Literature

Two fantastic jobs at the British Council | British Council Literature | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
The British Council Literature department is looking for two new Literature Advisers to join the team.
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Arts Council Awards, Aesthetica & 2013 Manchester Creative Writing Competition

Arts Council Awards, Aesthetica & 2013 Manchester Creative Writing Competition | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Bursary Awards is Thursday, 11 July 2013 at 5.30pm.
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Indian writers and themes at the heart of Fifth Anniversary Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2013 | Facebook

Indian writers and themes at the heart of Fifth Anniversary Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2013 | Facebook | The Asian Writer | Scoop.it
Emirates Airline Festival of Literature wrote a note titled Indian writers and themes at the heart of Fifth Anniversary Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2013. Read the full text here.
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Govt will support efforts to boost literature: Ashok Gehlot - Times of India

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Govt will support efforts to boost literature: Ashok Gehlot Times of India Answering why the state government sponsored the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), Gehlot said, "The state government decided to sponsor JLF as it will promote authors,...
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On Being A Writer From An 'Other' Culture

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Almost every interview I have done as an author has presented me with some variation of this question: 'What is it like, being a writer from another culture?'. It's a tricky question and there are no straightforward answers.
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The Asian Writer » Blog Archive » Jeet Thayil awarded DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

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Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) concludes | PakMed Info Forum - A ...

KARACHI: The 4th annual Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) replete with informative, insightful and spirited discussion about issues close to the heart of Pakistan all over on its third day, concluded on Sunday.
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