The literary world will celebrate 100 years of the birth of the Lusitanian Nobel Prize winner

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This November 16, the literary world will celebrate the centenary of the birth of the Lusitanian Nobel Prize for Literature José Saramago. It will be a privileged opportunity to consolidate the writer’s presence in cultural and literary history in Portugal and in the rest of the world, “also to pay tribute to his figure as … Read more

Literary re-entry: kick-off of the autumn prizes

Literary re entry kick off of the autumn prizes

The prestigious autumn literary prizes are kicking off their 2022 edition this week, with few chosen and many disappointed in this ruthless battle between novelists that is the return to school in September. We are impatiently awaiting it in the world of letters: the first selection of the Goncourt prize arrives on Tuesday. It traditionally … Read more

‘Songs, Stories and 20 Years of Memories’, Fonseca’s first literary journey

Songs Stories and 20 Years of Memories Fonsecas first literary

Juan Fernando Fonseca He was barely five years old when he stepped on stage for the first time, although his professional career did not begin until 2002, with the release of his first album. Twenty years later, the Colombian singer-songwriter presents his first book entitled Songs, Stories and 20 Years of Memories. This story, which … Read more

They awarded a monetary prize and the publication of their books in a narrative and poetry literary contest

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Literature in our region is one of the artistic expressions that has stood out the most throughout history. Thus, names like Stella Díaz Varín or our Nobel Prize winner, Gabriela Mistral, are just a couple of examples of the large number of authors who cultivate letters, whether in poetry, narrative, essay, etc., who have highlighted … Read more

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Boubacar Boris Diop… These Africans who made the literary year – Jeune Afrique

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr Abdulrazak Gurnah Boubacar Boris Diop… These Africans

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr : Goncourt Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Prix Goncourt 2021, in Paris, at his publisher. © Bruno Lévy for JA With The most secret memory of menthe young Senegalese became the first author from sub-Saharan Africa to win the prestigious Goncourt Prize. A book in which, over nearly 450 pages, the hero, Diégane, goes … Read more

Taken hostage, The devoted, The children of discord, 100 breathtaking castles of France, Globalism and depopulation: the weekly literary selection

Taken hostage The devoted The children of discord 100 breathtaking

Taken Hostage, The Devoted, Children of Discord, 100 Breathtaking Castles of France, Globalism and Depopulation : here is the weekly literary selection. Taken hostage ; an action service agent tells A book that plunges us, like no other, into the psychology of an elite soldier. “I was a hostage, I lived dark hours locked up … Read more

Does the literary season exist everywhere in Europe? (1/2) – The Taurillon

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In France, the 2022 literary season means 490 new books coming out between the end of August and October. This figure seems impressive, but it is actually historically low. The number of titles is down 6% from 2021 (which had 521 new books). This figure is a consequence of the increase in paper prices and … Read more

L’impromptu bookstore launches two new literary prizes – Livres Hebdo

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The Parisian bookstore L’impromptu is launching two new literary awards. To celebrate its three years of existence, it announced that it was consolidating its desire to “promote literature in all its forms” with the creation of the impromptu prize for the first international novel and the impromptu prize for the Parisian novel. For this first … Read more