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Israel bars Gunter Grass over his Poem

April 9, 2012


Gunter Grass, the 1999 Nobel Prize Laureate for Literature, has been barred by Israel for openly claiming that Israel is a ‘threat to the world peace’ in one of his poems ‘What Must Be Said’. In the ripe old age of 84, Gunter Grass, an author, playwright and sculptor, has courted a huge controversy and […]

Adrienne Rich, award-winning feminist poet dies at 82

April 4, 2012


Adrienne Rich (1929 – 2012 ┬áThe news of death of Adrienne Rich, an American poet, essayist and feminist, pulled be back to a reading of her works. As I have always said, rather than discussing a writer’s biographic facts in detail (which are available at any website or book), it is more important to discuss […]