Astronaut Chris Hadfield launches literary career with authentic espionage murder-mystery set in space

Breadcrumb Trail Links Books Author of the article: Eric Volmers Astronaut Chris Hadfield has written his first fiction book, the thriller The Apollo Murders. Courtesy, Random House Canada. Photo by Max Rosenstein /jpg Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on … Read more

Class defectors, a phenomenon of the literary re-entry

“Am I doomed to always hope for another life?” », Writes Edouard Louis in« Changer: method ». THE NEW YORK TIMES-REDUX-REA The writer Edouard Louis calls it ” his odyssey “: This journey of life that he described in Ending Eddy Bellegueule (Seuil, 2014) to the one he built for himself through transformations – voice, … Read more

3,500-year-old ‘Gilgamesh Tablet’, one of the oldest literary works, to be returned to Iraq

The “Gilgamesh Tablet”. US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY This clay coin is small but considered to be one of the oldest literary works of humanity: the “Gilgamesh Tablet,” a 3,500-year-old Mesopotamian gem that was stolen and taken illegally to the United States, will be returned Thursday in Iraq, Unesco announced Monday, September 20. It was … Read more

Jean-Claude Grumberg wins the literary prize “Le Monde” 2021 for “Jacqueline Jacqueline”

Jacqueline Jacqueline earned Jean-Claude Grumberg the literary prize The world 2021, which was given to him, Wednesday, September 8, in the premises of the newspaper. This declaration of love to his wife, who died in 2019, won with her freedom and sincerity the enthusiasm of the jury. Chaired by Jérôme Fenoglio, director of World, this … Read more

“The Life and a Half”, a literary UFO which tells the “mash” of the world

Congolese writer Sony Labou Tansi (1947-1995). DR Welcome to « Katamalanasie », African dictatorship under the rule of a “Providential Guide” bloodthirsty, determined to put an end to Martial, his eternal opponent. But the latter refuses to pass from life to death. “I don’t want to die this death”, he argues in the face of … Read more

“Dune”, literary universe in infinite expansion

Paul Atreides and his father Duke Leto (Kyle MacLachlan and Jürgen Prochnow) in David Lynch’s adaptation of “Dune” (1984). UNIVERSAL / DINO DE LAURENTIIS COMPANY / COLLECTION PROD DB “Dune. Chronicles of Caladan. Volume I: Le duc ”(Dune. The Duke of Caladan), by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, Robert Laffont,“ Ailleurs & demain ”, … Read more

a literary treasure hunt, between Paris and Finistère

Jean-Michel Rouche (Fabrice Luchini) and Joséphine (Camille Cottin) in “Le Mystère Henri Pick”, by Rémi Bezançon. ROGER ARPAJOU / GAUMONT DISTRIBUTION CINE + EMOTION – SATURDAY JULY 3 AT 8.50 P.M. – FILM Adapting a novel by David Foenkinos, Rémi Bezançon tries his hand, with The Mystery Henri Pick, to a bittersweet chronicle around the … Read more