literature

Harper Lee in Translation

Harper Lee passed away in her sleep at the age of 89 in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. She is best known for the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which won the Pulitzer prize in 1961, and was adapted into a multi-Oscar-award-winning movie starring Gregory Peck and Brock Peters (both pictured above) in 1962. Though the [...]

By |2016-10-19T13:05:13-07:00February 19th, 2016|News|

A Nobel prize in Mauritius!

A different post today, in order to share with our colleagues and friends in Mauritius island a little bit of their pride at the selection of Jean-Marie Le Clézio for the Nobel Prize of literature. Born in France in a bilingual family of Mauritius descent, M. Le Clézio has lived as a child and an [...]

By |2008-10-11T12:11:48-07:00October 11th, 2008|News|