Writer Irène Frain wins the Interallié Prize

Here she is, following in the footsteps of André Malraux, François Cavanna and Michel Houellebecq. At the age of 70, Irène Frain in turn won the prestigious Interallié for her latest book, An unimportant crime , published at the end of August. “This book was not written for literary awards”, however affirms this “Breton of […]

Tolkien’s new book coming out next year

Photo: New Line Cinema A collection of previously unpublished works by J.R. Tolkien will be released in June 2021 From the new book, readers will learn “what is the secret of the immortality of elves, and will also receive an answer to the undoubtedly exciting question: can female gnomes grow beards.” Harper Collins will release […]

Yarmolnik’s wife was hospitalized due to coronavirus :: Society :: RBC

Leonid Yarmolnik and his wife Oksana (Photo: Anatoly Lomokhov / Global Look Press) Oksana Yarmolnik, the wife of actor Leonid Yarmolnik, was hospitalized due to coronavirus. She told RBC about this. “I was hospitalized four days ago, I came to have a CT scan, and the doctor advised me to stay in the hospital for […]

The Government insists that the IACHR report lacks objectivity

Cecilia Chacón, Secretary of Human Rights, said that the decision to send a letter to the IACHR cannot be read as an ultimatum to the indigenous leadership. Photo: Twitter of the Secretariat for Human Rights. Sandra Cruz / Quito The Presidency of the Republic, the Chancellery and the Office of the Attorney General of the […]

Álvaro Mutis, the universal sailor

I No one more charming, more intelligent and more touched by grace and elegance than Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013). Nobody, at the same time, more somber, more skeptical and of bitter imagination. No one else capable of singing and celebrating human existence and at the same time revealing what is brutal in it. Nobody, like him, […]

the little girl at the end of the road

In France, we have known Don Winslow for Circus in Piccadilly, which appeared in the “Série noire” just twenty years ago. To be honest, we didn’t take a closer look at the one who was a cinema manager, safari guide and private investigator until his third translation, Death and life of Bobby Z(Belfond). Then there […]

William Finnegan, first America Prize winner

This Monday evening June 26, there were more people at the American center Mona Bismarck than at Drouant on Goncourt day! Éric Fottorino, director of the weekly 1, and François Busnel, presenter of The Great Bookstore, also presented a literary award, the America Prize, first edition. The idea is simple. After the launch on March […]