Back in 2006 at the age of 11, I was introduced to faith, in the most domestic way possible.
On 5th October, 2023 the acclaimed Norwegian playwright and poet, Jon Olav Fosse, won the Nobel Prize in Literature “for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable.”
A question that comes to mind is why does a book even need a playlist? There are two solid answers.
Reading Rahad Abir’s Bengal Hound, despite the novel being written in English, felt a lot like reading in Bangla. While no two languages can ever truly be compared, there is much to be said about seeing Bangla and Bangladesh through an English language lens.
A visit to any bookshop today will attest to the reading public’s fascination with crime (and criminals).
He told the Norwegian public broadcaster NRK that he was “surprised but also not” to have won.
This week, then, we're thinking: music and books, music and literature. In print and online, we're dreaming in tunes, dancing with words, daring to merge the two.