Art & Literature


Crafting Jewelry at home

Written by Too Cute Beads If you like DIY projects, crafting your own jewelry at home can have several advantages. First, it is a cost-effective solution to having to buy jewelries from shops. Secondly you can craft quirky or unique jewelry that would suit your personality and that would totally match with your outfit. Handcrafted […]


History of the Louvre Pyramid

Written by French Experience Paris is always a good choice to start with for France Vacations. The city is filled with historical monuments evident of the country’s opulent history and regard for art. The Eiffel tower, museums and sculptures, the chateaux and castles, wine and cheese, and the sound of the French language itself, this […]


Are You More Comfortable Dating Online?

Written by New York Socials Many men and women are more comfortable dating online than in person. There are many reasons why online dating might be more appealing to some. An online dating service is easier because it allows people who are otherwise shy in person to be themselves. It’s also safer, since you have […]


The Many Uses of Art Deco Rings

Written by Cynthia Findlay Antiques Many people collect Art Deco jewellery. Museums feature pieces from this time period and all types of collectors cherish their prized possessions. But if you’re not a jewellery collector, you might be wondering whether it’s worth your time and money to invest in Art Deco rings. The answer is yes. […]


Colosseum Architecture

Written By Philippe Dardour Are you planning on a wedding in the near future? If so, you probably already have enough to think about. But one very essential component that needs some thinking about is that honeymoon. No matter how good the wedding is, without  fantastic honeymoon, it will all have been for nothing. Fortunately, […]




'Republic Of Imagination' Sings The Praises Of Literature

The author of Reading Lolita in Tehran returns, this time with a paean to the importance of literature in a democratic society. Reviewer Heller McAlpin says Azar Nafisi may be preaching to the choir.


AUDIO: New 'post-post-colonial' literature

Post-colonial writing is literature which addresses the experience of growing up in newly independent former colonial nations.


YA secrets shared

The Literature Centre in Fremantle is bringing together some of Australia's greatest storytellers for young adults during its 2014 Celebrate Reading National Conference. Lesley Reece, the founder and director of The Literature Centre, has promised two days of intellectual and spiritual feasting.


Princeton University Gets Papers of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1993, was a faculty member in Princeton’s creative writing program from 1989 until she retired in 2006.


Paulo Scott: literature is not an easy truth

Brazils indigenous people are rarely portrayed in literature. But they are at the heart of former lawyer and activist Paulo Scotts innovative novel, Nowhere People The writer Paulo Scott is insistent, emphatic, bulldozing through the awkward corners of a second language with the fire of a former activist as he spells out the plight of indigenous people living in Brazil. At this exact moment …