The American activist author of The Color Purple has been added to the line-up confirmed for this year’s Auckland Writers’ Festival. Alice Walker will appear in one event only, The Color Purple, named after her Pulitzer-prize winning 1982 novel.
Rumours Princess Charlene of Monaco may be cheating on her royal husband with former All Black Byron Kelleher are gathering steam.
Wellingtonian Cory Mathis has taken the top prize in the first Young Cartoonist Awards. The illustrator and digital artist, currently studying illustration at the Learning Connexion in Taita, won $5000.
A new D H Lawrence manuscript has been discovered among a literary goldmine of Katherine Mansfield work acquired by Wellington’s Alexander Turnbull Library. The 185-word piece is published for the first time today, in Britain’s Times Literary Supplement.
Emma Watson has used humour and Twitter to roundly reject long-lasting rumours that she was to take the saucy lead role in the
Have You Ever Went Out Drinking And Couldn’t Remember Where You Parked Your Car? For Two Years? One German man did just that! Found It, After Two Years! A man in southern Germany has been reunited with his car two years after forgetting where he parked, Bavarian police said on Thursday. After a […]
Socrates, the famed Greek philosopher, made a rare public appearance on May 12, in the Ceremonial Courtroom of Manhattan’s Federal Courthouse. In fact, he took the corporeal form of famed defense attorney Benjamin Brafman, currently representing embattled IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was highly animated in his defense against the millennia-old impiety and corruption charges levied against the Athenian
Every dress tells a story, and Catherine Middleton’s wedding dress tells one of a new generation of royalty building on British traditions and of the elegance and modernity of a young bride.
A baseball pitcher whom not even New York City can enlarge or exaggerate stands atop the hill and the heap at 21. Without counting the mound, which is also situated about ten inches above the rest of the field, Dwight Gooden in just two major league seasons has risen like an illusion of a fastball to a height somewhat loftier than 6 ft
Standing in their uniform miniskirts and stilettos, three young women bend over ironing boards, pressing men’s shirts before a live studio audience.