A destination for literature lovers
Imagine a place where it’s possible to find a fine bookshop in every corner. Now imagine this is also a picturesque and inspiring town to visit. 640 more words
The weekly RTE Radio 1 programme The History Show and the organisers of the annual Hay Literary Festival in Kells have joined forces to launch a centenary commemorative event to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the ill-fated WW1 Dardanelles campaign The event, which will be funded, in part, with the assistance of the Reconciliation Fund of the Department of Foreign Affairs, will take place on the centenary of the first landings by troops from Ireland, Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. 435 more words
Reporting by Shradha S for Yentha, November 13, 2010.
In session with Rakesh Khanna, the Tamil writer Charu Nivedita has some harsh words for the double standards that prevail in modern Indian society, more specifically in Tamil Nadu. 450 more words
Interviewed by Faizal Khan for the Economic Times, November 18, 2010
When a publisher of cheap detective novels in Tamil asked Charu Nivedita if he agreed with him for a cover price of ten rupees for his new novel, the writer didn’t flinch. 633 more words