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5 things about Saigrace Pokharel

5 things about Saigrace Pokharel

- by Sangita Shrestha

Saigrace Pokharel is a social impact storyteller who is based in Barcelona, Spain. He is currently in Nepal and is busy with his “Word Tour with Saigrace”. He owns a production house and he produces commercial photos and videos for different companies. At this time, in Nepal he is visiting seven different places — Dhangadhi, Jhapa, Dharan, Chitwan, Butwal, Pokhara and Kathmandu — for his Word Tour. Moreover, he is working on his project to publish his first novel and song.

Prize-winning 1619 Project now coming out in book form

Prize-winning 1619 Project now coming out in book form

- by Associated Press

Thais Perkins is the owner of Reverie Books in Austin, Texas, and the parent of a middle school student and high school student. Among the books she is eager to have in her store, and in the schools, is an expanded edition of “The 1619 Project” that comes out this week.

English translation of novel ‘Fatsung’ released

English translation of novel ‘Fatsung’ released

- by Republica

Author Chuden Kabimo’s novel ‘Fatsung’ has been translated into English, titled ‘Song of the Soil’, has been released in Nepal, India and the Uk simultaneously, recently. Kabimo is a Nepali writer of Indian origin who penned about the Gorkhaland movement for identity in the book. His book has been translated by author and publisher Ajit Baral in English.

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah awarded Nobel literature prize

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah awarded Nobel literature prize

- by Associated Press

Gurnah, who recently retired as a professor of English and post-colonial literatures at the University of Kent, got the call from the Swedish Academy in the kitchen of his home in Canterbury, in southeast England — and initially thought it was a prank.

Dr Tulsi Acharya's novel 'Mochan' released

Dr Tulsi Acharya's novel 'Mochan' released

- by Republica

Dr Tulsi Acharya's novel 'Mochan' has been made public. Renowned author and editor Rajan Mukarung, critic and poet Mahesh Poudyal, Professor Gyanu Adhikari and journalist Tikaram Yatri jointly unveiled the novel at the Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi.

‘Kitab Jatra 2078' to begin on September 26

‘Kitab Jatra 2078' to begin on September 26

- by Republica

Kitab Yatra Foundation is going to organize the fourth edition of ‘ Kitab Jatra’. The seven-day long festival, Kitab Jatra 2078, is scheduled to begin on September 26 and end on October 2.

Aalaka Atreya Chudal's 'Ninada Vallari' launched

Aalaka Atreya Chudal's 'Ninada Vallari' launched

- by Republica

On the occasion of Father's day, Publication Nepa~laya has come up with Aalaka Atreya Chudal's 'Ninada Vallari'. Dedicated to her father, late Vishnu Raj Atreya, a prolific Sanskrit scholar himself, the book is an elegy written in prosodies or chhanda. This is the first book to be published under Nepa~laya Kavita, an exclusive imprint series promoting various genres of Nepali poetry.

Veteran progressive writer Bhatt no more

Veteran progressive writer Bhatt no more

- by Republica

A veteran progressive writer Anand Dev Bhatt died at the age of 86. He was suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Bhatta, who was taking rest at his residence in Kalikasthan after treatment last month, breathed his last on Monday.

SC issues interim order not to demolish Devkota’s house

SC issues interim order not to demolish Devkota’s house

- by Republica

The Supreme Court has issued an interim order not to demolish the house of the poet laureate Laxmi Prasad Devkota on Sunday. A joint bench of Justices Anil Kumar Sinha and Bam Kumar Shrestha issued an interim order to work in coordination with the Department of Archeology as Devkota's house is of archeological importance.

Sylvia Plath’s love letters to Ted Hughes up for sale

Sylvia Plath’s love letters to Ted Hughes up for sale

- by Reuters

A collection of love letters that explore the passion of the American poet Sylvia Plath by her British husband and also a poet, Ted Hughes, will be auctioned at Sotheby’s, as well as the couple’s wedding rings, family recipes and photo albums.

Will Smith opening up, releasing memoir ‘Will’ in November

Will Smith opening up, releasing memoir ‘Will’ in November

- by Associated Press

Will Smith is ready to open up about his life story. Penguin Press announced Sunday that Smith will release his memoir called “Will” on Nov. 9. The actor-rapper shared a photo of the book’s cover art to more than 54 million of his followers on Instagram.

Kriti’s ‘Bhumika’ launched

Kriti’s ‘Bhumika’ launched

- by Republica

Interior Designer and Managing Director of Vogue Interiors, Biratnagar, Kriti Shrestha Upadhyaya launched her book ‘Bhumika’ on Sunday at Idea Nepal Office, Kathmandu.

Dream Book House opens in Kupondole

Dream Book House opens in Kupondole

- by Republica

Kathalaya and Read More publications with the aim to build reading culture in the community opened a bookstore named ‘Dream Book House’ in Kupondole, Lalitpur.