Adrienne Rich, award-winning feminist poet dies at 82

April 4, 2012

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Adrienne Rich (1929 – 2012  The 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 […]

Services provided by Literary Jewels

March 25, 2012

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Man Asian Literary Prize Winner 2011

March 16, 2012

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South Korean novelist, Kyung-sook Shin became the first woman to win the Man Asian Literary Prize, Asia’s most prestigious award for writers, for her novel ‘Please Look After Mom’. She received the amount of US$30,000 at the black tie dinner at The Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong. The translator of the novel is Chi-Young Kim. […]

Man Asian Literary Prize Dinner Event

March 10, 2012

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The winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize 2011 will be announced on 15 March, 2012. Razia Iqbal is the Chair Judge. The other judges are, Vikas Swarup, the author of ‘Q&A’, the book on which the movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ was based; Chang-rae Lee, a Pulitzer-prize finalist who authored ‘The Surrendered’. The 2011 Shortlist is […]

Seven novels make Man Asian Literary Prize’s strongest shortlist

March 10, 2012

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An unprecedented seven novels have been shortlisted for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize, Chair Judge Razia Iqbal announced today. Speaking at a press conference at Man Group offices in London, Ms. Iqbal revealed that because of the strength of contemporary fiction coming out of Asia, the decision had been made to increase the number […]

Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday

February 7, 2012

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Charles Dickens “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of […]

Things to Remember

February 7, 2012

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LESSONS FROM LIFE Things to always remember YOUR presence is a present to the world. You are unique and one of a kind. Your life can be what you want it to be. Take the days just one at a time. Count your blessings, not your troubles. You will make it through whatever comes along. […]