Saturday, December 15, 2018
Charlie Chaplin book Footlights
A virtually unknown novel by Charlie Chaplin -- the only book the silent film comic ever wrote -- is being made public for the first time. "Footlights", which will be unveiled in London later Tuesday, was written by Chaplin in 1948 and later transformed into his film "Limelight", in...
A mental health nurse has shocked the literary establishment by bagging one of its biggest prizes with his first book. Costa Book Award winner Nathan Filer, 33, drew on his background for The Shock of the Fall - a novel about the descent of one of two brothers into schizophrenia...
Pakistani education officials said Sunday that they have banned teenage activist Malala Yousafzai’s book from private schools across the country, claiming it doesn’t show enough respect for Islam and calling her a tool of the West. Malala attracted global attention last year when the Taliban shot her in the head...
AFP - It is a massively popular book form that originated in Japan where it became a cultural phenomenon. Now manga comics are flourishing in Algeria as well. "The Algerian manga is our trademark," said Salim Brahimi proudly. "It's what we call the DZ manga." Brahimi is the founder of Z-Link, Algeria's...
JK Rowling's crime debut has topped sales charts after it emerged she had secretly written the novel under a false name. She was outed as the writer of The Cuckoo's Calling at the weekend, having published the book as Robert Galbraith, since when sales have rocketed, propelling the book...
if your interest in Hillary Clinton is limited to her marriage — after all, has there ever been anything like it in American political history? — or the speculation she'll run for president in 2016, you'll be disappointed in The Secretary by Kim Ghattas. But if you're looking for a...
The winner of the Mr. Pogi Hawaii 1991 finds the opportunity to visit the Filipino communities in the United States mainland. But Vincent “Vince” de los Reyes, the first runner-up and an honors graduate of University of Hawaii in Manoa, gets to visit the Philippines for a week, including a...
ANTI-ABORTION militant Eric Rudolph, who is serving a life sentence for bombings that killed two people in Alabama and Georgia in the 1990s, has published his autobiography from prison with the help of his brother. The book, titled Between the Lines of Drift: The Memoirs of a Militant, is...
www.alrasub.com-Pakistan   The first Lahore Literary Festival was under way with Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif declaring it open at a ceremony at Alhamra, The Mall, on Friday. The prelude provided a sampling of what the festival is going to offer. The highlight of the ceremony was the life-time achievements given to three...
Brida is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho. It is the story of a beautiful young Irish girl and her quest for knowledge. On her journey she meets a wise man who teaches her to overcome fear and a woman who teaches her how to dance to the...