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Bringing Oscar Wilde to Life in Dublin

Bringing Oscar Wilde to Life in Dublin
... by an Irish playwright. You will leave with a deeper understanding about the Irish culture both past and present. Photo Credit: SXC Tags: literature, theater ...
June 19th, 2010 | Jessica Colley | Read More | Comments: 3
Filed under: literature, theater

Bloomsday Report from Dublin

Bloomsday Report from Dublin
... like the weekend. Besides the costumes, the music, and the flowing glasses of Burgundy, the best thing about Bloomsday is a modern celebration of literature. I couldn’t get over how many people had taken their lunch break to sit in sunny Meeting House Square and listen to the words of Joyce. It was a reminder that Dublin is a city that hasn’t forgotten about its roots, and celebrates the literary culture for which they are famous for worldwide. Put June 16 on your calendar – it...
June 17th, 2010 | Jessica Colley | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: festival, holiday, literature

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Edinburgh

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Edinburgh
... – what exactly is the connection between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Edinburgh? About the Author Well, Edinburgh is the first UNESCO City of literature, and Doyle was an author.  Few realise though that he was born here in Edinburgh in 1859, though his father was English and his mother was Irish.  His home was nearby where the statue stands today.  He was actually a student of medicine at the University of Edinburgh, and went on to serve as the doctor on a ship.  But under this guise,...
June 14th, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: famous people, history, literature, top-feature

Don’t Miss The Buenos Aires International Book Fair

Don’t Miss The Buenos Aires International Book Fair
... book presentations, shows, activities for children and teenagers, events for specialists and publishing professionals, and book sales of literature in all languages. Special activities this year include: a Book Reading Marathon; the 5th International Poetry Festival; a story-telling meeting; free courses and workshops. The Fair will also be one of the venues of the Second Biennial Kafka Borges / Buenos Aires, Prague, among other activities. One of the outstanding features of the Fair is the participation...
April 22nd, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: book fair, featuredarticle, literary events, literature, local culture

Peruse WB Yeats’ Notebooks at the National Library

Peruse WB Yeats’ Notebooks at the National Library
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March 19th, 2010 | Jessica Colley | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, literature, museums

Have you been to 44 Scotland Street?

Have you been to 44 Scotland Street?
... first in the series – two others definitely worth a read including Espresso Tales and Love Over Scotland. Celebrate Edinburgh, the City of literature, and get your copies today. You’ll then understand why Edinburgh locals are the way they are when you arrive. Related places: A Scotland St View Details and Book ...
November 17th, 2009 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: featuredarticle, literature

Visit the West Port Book Festival this August in Edinburgh

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July 20th, 2009 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: books, Events, festival, literature, used books

Literary Festival in Santa Teresa

... festival. Inspired by the success of established festivals in the towns of Paraty and Porto de Galinhas, brings together writers, academics and literature enthusiasts for a day of book-based activity. Several of the bohemian neighbourhood’s artists will also be flinging open the doors of their studios, allowing visitors to browse around, and many of the local restaurants have created special dishes for the event.  The activities kick off at 9am, with an opening speech from acclaimed Brazilian...
May 13th, 2009 | therioguide | Read More | Comments: 0
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