Drama Online, an award-winning study resource originally created by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc and Faber and Faber, has announced its partnership with LA Theatre Works. The non-profit organisation features audio content as performed by the likes of Hilary Swank, Alfred Molina and Mark Ruffalo and boasts a worldwide audience through international broadcasters: the BBC, Voice of America and Radio Beijing among them. 232 more words
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I had a large hole in my racket, Amélie Nothomb, a very prolific French language writer from Belgium. “People either love her or hate her” I was told, I am here to confess that after reading “Robert des Noms Propres” I neither hate her nor love her, this was simply an unusual story, well worth reading. 249 more words
This is a book that tugs at every emotion – ruthlessly and beautifully.
A Fine Balance is set in India in 1975 and centres around the interlocking lives of widowed Dina Dalal who is determined to live independently, two Hindu tailors, Ishvar and Om who Dina employs to help pay her rent, and her paying boarder Maneck whose parents send him to study to give him opportunities outside of the family business in the mountains. 253 more words