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Novels that may hurt you a little

Novels that may hurt you a little

- by Manawi Shah

These are a collection of novels that you may want to read if you want a piercing in your heart. They are quite heartbreaking, with the themes of personal growth, loss of innocence, and mending...

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Nepal-India poetry recitation held in Kathmandu

Nepal-India poetry recitation held in Kathmandu

- by Republica

Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center, Embassy of India, Kathmandu, and Rashtriya Sahitya Pratisthan jointly organized a Nepal-India poetry recitation program in Kathmandu on May 24, Tuesday.

A Minute With: The 'Conversations with Friends' cast on adapting hit book

A Minute With: The 'Conversations with Friends' cast on adapting hit book

- by Reuters

An highly-anticipated adaptation of Irish author Sally Rooney's debut novel "Conversation with Friends" premieres this weekend, following in the footsteps of her book-turned-television hit "Normal People". Alison Oliver and Sasha Lane star as ex-girlfriends and now best friends Frances and Bobbi, who meet older married couple Melissa and Nick, played by Jemima Kirke and Joe Alwyn, during a Dublin poetry night. The story follows their different relationships as their lives become intertwined. Reuters spoke to the actors about the series, which premieres on the BBC and Hulu on May 15, and pleasing fans of the book.

Ankita Singh  performs at Alfa Beta Complex

Ankita Singh  performs at Alfa Beta Complex

- by Republica

Ankita Singh, a solo musical poet, performed poetry recitation for the first time in Nepal at an event  organized by Alfa Beta on 2nd May 2022.  Ankita Singh’s poetry incorporates every generation of society, and touches every aspect of it such as- teenage love, long-distance relationships, the relationship of a mother and her children, the relation of a soldier to their country, etc.

Dr Tripathi inaugurates Banira Foundation Museum

Dr Tripathi inaugurates Banira Foundation Museum

- by Republica

Senior critic Professor Dr Basudev Tripathi inaugurated the Banira Foundation building and Banira Museum amid a ceremony on Wednesday. On this occasion, Tripathi inaugurated a statue of Dr Banira Giri, a gem of Nepali Literature.

"Pradesh Ma Media" launched

"Pradesh Ma Media" launched

- by Republica

The Center for Media Research Nepal launched a book titled “Pradesh Ma Media” during a program in Kathmandu on Monday. The book has analyzed the status of various unions and media in operation in the provinces.

Rare Toni Morrison short story to be published as a book

Rare Toni Morrison short story to be published as a book

- by Associated Press

To much of the world the late Toni Morrison was a novelist, celebrated for such classics as “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and “The Bluest Eye.” But the Nobel laureate did not confine herself to one kind of writing.

Sanjeev Pokharel's 'Ek Ani Shunya' released

Sanjeev Pokharel's 'Ek Ani Shunya' released

- by Republica

'Ek ani Shunya', a book on western philosophy by Sanjeev Pokharel was released amidst an event at Publication Nepalaya on Saturday. According to a press statement released by Nepalaya, the book builds upon the 10 major philosophical trends that form the basis of western philosophy. The author launched the book by offering it to his daughter, Khushi Pokharel.

Joan Didion, peerless prose stylist, dies at 87

Joan Didion, peerless prose stylist, dies at 87

- by Associated Press

Joan Didion, the revered author and essayist whose precise social and personal commentary in such classics as “The White Album” and “The Year of Magical Thinking” made her a uniquely clear-eyed critic of turbulent times, has died. She was 87.

"Sita - A Tale of Ancient Love" released amid a musical event

"Sita - A Tale of Ancient Love" released amid a musical event

- by Republica

Based on a variety of sources including published material, stories from religious texts, and from tales passed on since generations, the book “reflects the understanding of such stories by the author… presented in simplified form.”, it added. Moreover, it added that the book is expected to promote tourism in Janakpur, which also contains some 16 eye-catching illustrative paintings from Pratibha Kumari.

Sarala Gautam's 'Pinjadako Manchhe' released

Sarala Gautam's 'Pinjadako Manchhe' released

- by Republica

Sarala Gautam's 'Pinjadako Manchhe', an anthology of essays, has been released by Publications Nepalaya. This is the second book published as the primary ebook by Nepalaya this year. Prior to this, it had launched Sujeev Shakya's 'Arthat Pariwartan' as its first primary ebook release earlier in 2021.