Rangoon Literary Festival to Showcase Nobel Laureates
Burmese writers will hold a second international literary festival in Rangoon next month in order to showcase the works of Nobel Prize winning authors.
Pe Myint, a renowned author and chairman of the Festival Working Committee, said that the Nobel Myanmar Literary Festival will showcase the… http://goo.gl/yL1IsR
A Fanfare Please: The 8 Winners of the 2014 Rivers Prize
Eight Papua New Guinean writers share the K5,500 prize money in this year’s Rivers Prize for writing on subjects related to peace and harmony.
This year, founder Val Rivers greatly increased the prize money on offer and has decided to award three Level 1 prizes of K1,000 each, four Level 2 p… http://goo.gl/jVyOTh
Laos Book Fair a Big Success
Lao students and teachers recently enjoyed a book fair in Vientiane thanks to a collaboration between Thai and Laotian universities.
Thailand’s Thammasat University (TU) and the Laos’ National University of Laos (NUOL) joined forces to organise the 4th Book Fair in the… http://goo.gl/ivgcLz
Author Heather Eaton Chosen As Finalist For ‘50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’
Heather Eaton, author of ‘Encyclopedia Of The Divine, Spiritual And Occult’, has been chosen as a finalist for ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’. Winners will appear in this years edition of the book. Eaton was chosen as the result of her appearance on The Authors… http://goo.gl/36L96i
Bewitching Tale Casts Light on Kinshasa’s Street Children
Kinshasa is the second-biggest French-speaking city in the world. One might expect it would follow in the footsteps of Paris, a fabulous book city and probably the best place to find books from and on Africa. Kinshasa bakers, after all, manage to produce baguettes and croissants that are every… http://goo.gl/KBHBll
One of Budapest’s Loveliest Bookshops: Rózsavölgyi és Társa
One of Budapest’s most fascinating and attractive specialist bookshops, as well as the storefront for one of Hungary’s largest music publishers, is Rózsavölgyi és Társa, just off the tourist thoroughfare of Váci utca and a major feature of the Rózsavölgyi House, itself an architectural monument…. http://goo.gl/OJT8R0