literature

Ursula Le Guin passes away at 88

Award-winning US science fiction and fantasy author Ursula Le Guin has died at the age of 88, as confirmed by her family on her official Twitter page. It is reported that she died on January 22 at her home in Portland, …

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 Tbilisi New Year Book Fest opens on December 22

Tbilisi New Year Book Festival will be held at the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia on December 22-24. Around 30 publishing houses and bookstores will present brand-new books in all genres, including both local authors and …

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People's Writer of Dagestan Magomed-Rasul Rasulov dies

Today, a 81-year old people's writer of Dagestan, playwright, literary critic Magomed-Rasul Rasulov died in Makhachkala Magomed-Rasul Rasulov was born in 1936 in the village of Kubachi. He graduated from the Stalsky Pedagogical …

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 Poet Jansug Charkviani dies in Tbilisi

Famous Georgian poet Jansug Charkviani died at the age of 86 in Tbilisi. In early August, Charkviani suffered a stroke and was hospitalized, TASS reports. Charkviani was born on September 30 in the Surmushi …

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White Cranes in Moscow House of Nationalities

The White Cranes literary evening was held in the Moscow House of Nationalities in memory of all those who died in combat. The holiday is annually celebrated in Russia on October 22, but it is known all over the world. The moral and ethical basis …

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Russia Guest of Honor in Riyadh Book Fair next March

Russia will be a guest of honor at the largest book exhibition in Riyadh that will be held in March 2018, Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky said. According to him, an appropriate agreement was reached with the head of the …

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Neil Gaiman becomes beetle in eastern Georgia

Georgian scientists have named a newly discovered species of ground beetle (Carabidae) after famed author and comics writer Neil Gaiman. A paper detailing the finding was published by Giorgi Chaladze, Levan …

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Baku International Book Fair opens on September 28

The 5th Baku International Book Fair will be held on September 28-30. Over 100 local publishing centers and over 30 foreign publishing houses will present their works, the press service of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism …

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Azerbaijan is pearl of Caspian

Azerbaijan is known as the pearl of the Caspian in Indonesia, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Azerbaijan Dr. Husnan Bey Fananie said at a press conference. "We love Azerbaijan very much, but it is of …

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Georgia and Turkey to cooperate in field of culture

A government delegation of Turkey led by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is on an official visit to Tbilisi. The delegation signed a program on cooperation between the two countries in the sphere of culture for 2017-2018. …

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Girl, boy and magical dragon. Magic Journey to Beijing

This week the Moscow Chinese Cultural Center hosted a presentation of book for children and adults, which tells about the wonderful world of Chinese culture and the stories of Beijing. The author of this book is Irina Zakharova, who has …

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