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Washington :: NJ :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Youth workers are encouraged to nominate young people, who are driving innovative projects in any number of areas, including agriculture, small enterprise, skills training, climate change/environment protection, sustainable livelihoods and poverty

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Toronto :: Canada | 2 years ago

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Olive Senior, noted Jamaican writer has also been shortlisted, but for Canada where she now resides. The three other Jamaican writers are Alecia McKenzie, Hazel Campbell and Diana McCaulay. McKenzie has been shortlisted for the book prize for

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Dhāka :: Bangladesh | almost 3 years ago

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Set in the aftermath of Bangladesh's war of independence, author Tahmima Anam's second novel The Good Muslim reflects her compassion for her country and the vicarious suffering she shares with her countrymen. Second in the trilogy, The Good Muslim is

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Melbourne :: Australia | 3 years ago

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The Australian author Christos Tsiolkas created something of a stir two years ago with The Slap, which was actually his fourth novel but his first to be published in the UK. It was met in equal parts with acclaim and scorn the latter camp focusing on

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Accra :: Ghana | over 3 years ago

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Women Dominate Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Africa Julius Sigei 21 March 2011 Nairobi Women writers took the first and second position in this years' Commonwealth Writers' Prize competition for the African region even as Nigeria and South Africa

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Toronto :: Canada | almost 4 years ago

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Lawrence Hill's award-winning novel "The Book of Negroes" has reached a rare milestone it has sold more than 500,000 copies in Canada. HarperCollins Canada Ltd. says it's unusual for a book to reach such sales heights in Canada, and even more so when

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Melbourne :: Australia | almost 4 years ago

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The Slap leads best-selling Booker longlist Christos Tsiolkas' The Slap has been on Australian bestseller lists since its publication in 2008 The 13 novels being considered for this year's Man Booker prize are selling better than any other longlist

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Sydney :: Australia | almost 4 years ago

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But while some readers including, evidently, the Booker judges speak excitedly of the Australian author's bravery in tackling uncomfortable truths, others criticise the word-of-mouth hit as "offensive" and say it is full of "unbelievable misogyny".

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Melbourne :: Australia | 4 years ago

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Christos Tsiolkas's fourth novel uses the familiar Australian template of a family barbecue in Melbourne's suburban hinterland to set the opening scene: husbands drink beer in the garden, wives slice vegetables in the kitchen, a secret mistress

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Melbourne :: Australia | 4 years ago

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This fourth novel from the Australian writer Christos Tsiolkas has created something of an international buzz, not least in winning the prestigious Commonwealth Writers' Prize. And it's attention that is deserved, because this ingenious and

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