Friday 25 May 2018

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87. A prolific wr


Writer Khushwant Singh dies at 99

Khushwant Singh, one of India’s best-known writers and columnists, died of a heart attack on Thursday. He was 99. Singh was the founder-editor of Yojana and served as the editor of the Illustrated Weekly of India, the Nation


Acxiom Mena backs Saudi poet’s book launch

Axciom Mena, the regional arm of the leading marketing technology and services company, sponsored a book launch event held for Saudi poet and writer Ibrahim Al Juraifani in Beirut. The event which took place at the Beirut Bristol Hotel rec


Call to record family histories

People must start documenting their life experiences to help preserve family traditions, according to an American author. Mary Coons said the modern pace of life means 'parents and children often fail to document important events.'

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