Posts tagged "Spain"
Zum Tod von Rafael Chirbes

Zum Tod von Rafael Chirbes

Am Samstag ist unser Autor Rafael Chirbes gestorben, ganz überraschend und viel zu früh – er wurde nur 66 Jahre alt. Mit ihm hat die europäische Literatur einen ihrer bedeutendsten Erzähler verloren. Davon zeugen allein schon die Nachrufe in den heutigen Feuilletons. „Andere Künstler schleifen ihr Image, verzeihen sich das bisschen Eitelkeit und werden zum...
Poetry Please: Garcilaso de la Vega, "Soneto V"

Poetry Please: Garcilaso de la Vega, “Soneto V”

Soneto V Garcilaso de la Verga   Escrito está en mi alma vuestro gesto,y cuanto yo escribir de vos deseo;vos sola lo escribisteis, yo lo leotan solo, que aun de vos me guardo en esto.En esto estoy y estaré siempre puesto;que aunque no cabe en mí cuanto en vos veo,de tanto bien lo que no...
Monday Interview: Rafael Chirbes (España)

Monday Interview: Rafael Chirbes (España)

Rafael Chirbes (*1949) es un escritor y crítico literario español, ganador del Premio Nacional de la Crítica 2007 y muchas otros premios. Su primera novela, Mimoun (1988), quedó finalista del Premio Herralde y su obra La larga marcha (1996) fue galardonada en Alemania con el Premio SWR-Bestenliste. Con esta novela inició una trilogía sobre la...
Monday Interview: Sami Michael (Israel)

Monday Interview: Sami Michael (Israel)

Sami Michael was born in 1926 in Iraq. He emigrated to Israel in 1949. Although he is a famous and worldwide acknowledged Israeli writer, Medarabnews was more interested in his opinions and views as a life-witness of the history of the Middle East. He is also the president of ACRI, the “Association for Civil Rights in...
Poetry Please: Poems on this Blog, 2013/2014

Poetry Please: Poems on this Blog, 2013/2014

Dear friends, since mid-2013, you can always find a Poem for the Weekend on this blog – and sometimes, there is a poem in between, as well. This is a list of all the poems published here in 2013 and 2014. I hope you enjoy browsing! Yours, Holger   Author (Country) Title (Language) Published Angelou,...
Interviews on this Blog, 2010 – 2014

Interviews on this Blog, 2010 – 2014

Interviews have been an occasional feature on my blog since I started it in late 2010. Given that most of them receive a steady interest, from 2015 they will have a weekly spot. Here is what has been published until the end of 2014. Have fun browsing! And if you wish to publish an interview...
Holger's Week (44/13)

Holger’s Week (44/13)

Publishing is a tough old game, which is possibly not news to you, especially if you struggle on as a small independent publisher. But even the deepest pockets don’t make it much easier, as recent news from Seattle showed. Amazon is scaling back its publishing operations, letting people go and severing ties with its publishing...