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Officials worry that the Pentagon will be hit even harder by layoffs in 2014 if automatic budget cuts continue as planned.
18 June 2013 36 shares 28 View comments If you've noticed an unusually high number of teenage girls sporting pink hair or dressed up to the nines in Hello Kitty, Japan's kitsch 'Kawaii' trend could be to blame. Translated as 'cuteness' or 'adorable',
16 June 2013 28 shares 2 View comments Reading literature may result in greater creativity and less rigid thinking, according to new study by University of Toronto scholars and lead researcher professor Maja Djikic. Djikic reports that people who
Suggested Topics Theatre I've been to see Adrian Lester in two things, Red Velvet (written by his wife, the fantastic writer Lolita Chakrabarti) about the life of Ira Aldridge. Aldridge was the first non-Caucasian actor to play Shakespeare in the UK.
Aiming to spread Japan's Lolita fashion to the world, the Omula Fashion Design College in the city of Fukuoka has established the Japan Lolita Association. The aim is to stimulate interest in the famous fashion subculture through various events,
Lolita was 12 years old when Humbert Humbert first saw her with an obsession that could fill a book. Lolita became a best-selling novel about a perverted older man, a pubescent girl and a tragic tale of sexual abuse, dissected with the insights and
A never-before-seen novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl Buck that was discovered in a Texas storage unit will be published in October . Publisher Open Road Integrated Media describes the book, titled The Eternal Wonder , as "the coming-of-age
The New York Times Opinionator blog reads disgraced former BBC broadcaster Jimmy Savile's biography in light of Lolita and the literary tradition of female pedagogical pedophiliathat is, books fixated on the sexual awakening of schoolgirls. Mark Ford
Still, it's pretty standard for people to assume questions of obscenity revolve around imagery -- still or video -- rather than written works. Text and stories often explore taboo subjects, but still are seen to have legitimate literary value.
EDT A Publishers Weekly interview with Claire Messud has sparked an online storm. (Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail) Because times are tough in book publishing with a smaller audience for literary works and fewer media outlets devoting space to the