When coach Ben Johnson searched the transfer portal to fill his first Gophers men’s basketball team this year, he built a team in his image as a player. He was a shooter. Long before the kids searched for NBA three-point king Steph Curry, Johnson ended his career in 2004, ranked in the top 10 in …

I found the missing book in my library. A fantastic new anthology of Mexican-American literature, “Nepantla Familias”, delves into the memories of writers who have experienced a culture that oscillates between cultures. Not all writers are Texans, but it belongs to any up-to-date Texan library. Sergio Troncoso, resident faculty member of the Yale Writers’ Workshop …

BBC One’s The Repair Shop star Jay Blades has joined the Wolverhampton Literature Festival lineup, it has been revealed. The popular festival, hosted by Wolverhampton Council, will return for the sixth year between February 4-6. Sports legends Steve Bull and Steve Davis have also joined the festival lineup. Read more: BBC The Repair Shop: When …

In teaching composition and literature, I always remind my students that words have connotations in addition to their denotation, or dictionary definition. It should be noted that the word literature also has a connotation. The general consensus is that literature is more scholarly than popular fiction, and it is almost expected to be less than …

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Urban Indian literature: if you don’t know what it is, you’re missing out. If you do, here’s some information for you (and some recommendations, too). What is that? Simply, Urban Indian Literature is the literature of Native American …

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Those who tune into ITV today might be confused to see Supermarket Sweep in the 10-hour slot instead of This Morning, with Loose Women also canceled. Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary, who usually host This Morning during the holidays, weren’t on the air as expected as Rylan Clark’s popular game show aired instead. So what …

MUMBAI: Music begins where words fail to speak. Moreover, for someone with an endless passion for it, music is the most superior form of communication. Shankuraj Konwar is one of Assam’s hottest singers and has lent his voice to the music industry through some outstanding numbers. The “Alakananda” singer is not only limited to a …

On this day, 209 years ago, the classic and influential collection of folklore transformed children’s stories, Grimm’s fairy tales, has been published. December 20, 1812, marks the day that German folklorists and linguists Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their first volume of Kinder-und Hausmärchen (Tales for children and households), a collection containing some of the …

Penguin Random House India has announced the acquisition of two new book titles by the late legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray.These unreleased tracks by the extraordinary artist, edited by his son Sandip Ray, will be released under the aegis of “The Penguin Ray Library” from 2023. The first title, “Feluda in the Golden Fortress”, is an …