Series: “Notes of the Day“

Hier eine Sammlung von Links zu Beiträgen, auf die ich treffe, wenn ich internetmäßig in englischsprachigen Medien unterwegs bin. Vieles wäre eines in-depth Kommentars würdig. Hier, in Ermangelung, nur der Hinweis, verbunden mit ein paar schnellen Kommentaren

Notes of the Day: August to December 2016

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series “Notes of the Day“  Mit Phantasie und Humor für ein besseres Kenia Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor: Der Ort, an dem die Reise endet (übersetzt von Simone Jakob, Dumont 2016) Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor ist 1968 in Kenia geboren und lebt in Nairobi. Ihre Kurzgeschichten erschienen in internationalen Literaturmagazinen. Der Ort, an dem die Reise endet ist ihr erster Roman. Erzählt wird die Geschichte der Familie Oganda: Vater, Mutter, zwei Kinder. Aus...

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Notes of the Day – July to December 2013

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series “Notes of the Day“   GRAPHIC NOVELS „10 unforgettable graphic novels from 2013“ including Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang Calling Dr. Laura by Nicole J. Georges The Property by Rutu Modan http://www.salon.com/2013/12/03/10_unforgettable_graphic_novels_from_2013/ … „For the graphic novel — a misleading term that’s come to encompass nonfiction as well as fiction — the days when mainstream stories about the form always included references to caped crusaders and the risible...

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Notes of the Day – January to June 2014

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series “Notes of the Day“  THE YEAR 2013 IN REVIEW: POWER, ECONOMY & CIVIL RESISTANCE On the last day of 2013, Amy Goodman from Democracy Now and her team looked back on some of the many signs of hope that emerged on issues ranging from economic equality to LGBT rights to climate justice. (http://www.democracynow.org/2013/12/31/looking_back_a_year_of_struggles#) With all the bad news that came this year, the idea was to direct public attention...

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