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  Michael Henry Heim: a gift for translation -
Irish TimesMichael Henry Heim: a gift for translationIrish TimesHeim was a distinguished translator– of Milan Kundera and Anton Chekhov, among others– and a professor of Slavic languages at UCLA. He was deeply concerned by the lack of literature in translation in the USA and determined to do something about it.
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 2:15 am
  “Journalist invents story”? Tell us
Prospect“Journalist invents story”? Tell us something we didn't knowProspectThe Polish love their heroes. Milan Kundera once wrote that it was a nation that produced mercurial men, the sort who would mount a horse in defence of their country against the tanks of invading armies. Since the 1960s, journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski ...
Posted on 24 March 2017 | 7:41 am
  Ashokamitran (1931-2017): A genius bottled
Scroll.inAshokamitran (1931-2017): A genius bottled in obscurity who deserved far, far moreScroll.inWhy is he not as famous in the Czech Republic as Milan Kundera is in Tamil Nadu? It is easier to understand Ashokamitran's lack of popular acclaim in his homeland, Tamil Nadu, where only those who write for the state's Kollywood film industry matter.and more »
Posted on 24 March 2017 | 5:00 am
  The Gulf's “temporary people” - The
The EconomistThe Gulf's “temporary people”The EconomistIts patchwork of chapters elicits the vertigo of Joseph Heller and the disoriented human hopelessness of Milan Kundera. In three sections—“Limbs”, “Tongue. Flesh.” and “Veed” (“home” in Malayalam)—it describes a hierarchy of unmet needs: to be safe ...
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 8:54 am
  India v Australia: Heavyweight battle at the
The AustralianIndia v Australia: Heavyweight battle at the foot of the HimalayasThe AustralianIn Milan Kundera's novel The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, the only thing that remains of the hanged man is the hat he had given to his leader to keep his head warm. For part of the third Test in India, the only thing Handscomb had contributed was a ...and more »
Posted on 22 March 2017 | 6:04 am
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  Havel’s Letter to Husák: still an
Forty years ago this week, on 8 April 1975, Václav Havel sent an open letter to Czechoslovakia’s President Gustav Husák. The letter was to become one of the key documents of dissent during the period of “normalization”. It outlined the creeping fear, apathy and humiliation faced by Czechs and Slovaks amid the cultural stagnation in the first years after the Soviet-led invasion of 1968. Today ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 10:32 am
  Alyssa Milano Is Mad She Had Her Breast Milk
Proud breastfeeding mom Alyssa Milano had a bottle of her breast milk taken away at the airport, prompting her to vent her frustration on Twitter. [ more › ]
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 4:58 pm
  Alyssa Milano shares intimate photo of
Alyssa Milano has shared an intimate selfie while breastfeeding her baby girl Elizabella Dylan.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:00 pm
  On first official day on the trail, Rand
The senator bristles at questions on foreign policy and abortion during his post-announcement media rounds.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 5:10 pm
  Rand Paul’s running for president:
Following today’s announcement from Sen. Rand Paul that, yes, he is running for president, here’s an initial round-up of seven interesting takes on his candidacy, in no particular order: 1. Rand Paul’s views, from tax cuts to Iran talks USA Today In late March, Paul co-sponsored a bipartisan bill to create a pilot program that would help state and local police purchase or lease body cameras. In ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 4:35 pm
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  Foreign literature popular with young
I love adventure stories, and the characters' spirits are encouraging," visitor Ji Jiahao said. "Last year I bought books by Milan Kundera at the fair, so this time I want to buy more of his books. Although the words are difficult to understand ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:25 pm
  Volunteers step in as Hungary tries to shut
Surrounded by strange and disturbing tales that could have come from the imagination of Franz Kafka or Milan Kundera, she likens the migrant situation to a fantastical national folk story about a pig’s stomach stuffed with meat – a kind of Hungarian ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:16 am
  COVER: Kundera and the friendship manifesto
Interestingly, there is no plot in any of Milan Kundera’s stories. And the same goes for the new one. Even if there is one, the plot is there to serve an ancillary purpose: to support his ideas — his multifarious ideas — and philosophical notions ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 11:40 am
  'Medium has changed, not reading habits'
And the latest is 'Maya Bagicha'. I feel it is very necessary for a writer to read. My favourite authors are Milan Kundera and Franz Kafka. Since I am a teacher, I get a lot of time to read and write after school. Why are you so passionate about short stories?
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 9:52 pm
  The modern workplace is ruining the way we
We don’t even understand ourselves. How could it be otherwise? As Milan Kundera wrote in his 1996 novella "Slowness," "When things happen too fast, nobody can be certain about anything, about anything at all, not even about himself." Larry Dossey ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:01 am
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  Czech author Josef Skvorecky dies at 87
Josef Skvorecky, a Czech exile and author who published works by Vaclav Havel and Milan Kundera that had been banned by communist authorities in their native country, has died. He was 87.
Posted on 3 January 2012 | 9:52 am
  Czech weekly refuses to apologize to Milan
A Czech weekly has refused to apologize to author Milan Kundera for publishing allegations he once informed on a Western spy.
Posted on 31 October 2008 | 6:06 am
  Czech author Kundera accused of informing on
A document written by the Czech Communist police claims that Milan Kundera — author of "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" — once informed on a purported Western spy, a state-sponsored institute said Monday. Kundera quickly denied the claims.
Posted on 13 October 2008 | 7:19 am
  Kundera Receives Czech Literary Award
Milan Kundera has won the Czech Republic's State Award for Literature for the first publication of his novel "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" in his former home country.
Posted on 22 October 2007 | 11:48 am
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  EelanMedia: Mysticism and exaggeration go
EelanMedia: Mysticism and exaggerati&& go together Milan Kundera
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 8:40 am
  val_fina: RT @GajHaj: Yes, if you're looking
val_fina: RT @GajHaj: Yes, if you're looking for infinity, just close your eyes! -Milan Kundera 🌿Thanks🌹@d_slavica 🌹@danah#^ovic 🌹@dinyrose31 http…
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 8:40 am
  myall3000: RT @GajHaj: Yes, if you're
myall3000: RT @GajHaj: Yes, if you're looking for infinity, just close your eyes! -Milan Kundera 🌿Thanks🌹@d_slavica 🌹@danah^#ovic 🌹@dinyrose31 http…
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 8:40 am
  sherrydotdot: RT @aldub_louise18: “You
sherrydotdot: RT @aldub_louise18: “You can't measure the mutual affecti^~& of two human beings by the number of words they exchange.” ― Milan Kundera #AL…
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 8:40 am
  QuotesGuru247: Laughing deeply is living
QuotesGuru247: Laughing deeply is living deeply. Milan Kundera ##&&advice #qoute #inspirati^~& #motivati^~& #musiclife
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 8:40 am
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  Open Question: Milan Kundera's
Does anybody know what the real names of the poets in Kundera's "Litost" are?
Posted on 2 February 2015 | 9:33 am
  Open Question: Milan Kundera's
Posted on 2 February 2015 | 9:32 am
  Resolved Question: Has anyone read
if you have read this novel.say me your opinion for.i want to buy it but i dont know the novel. tanx
Posted on 18 August 2013 | 8:52 am
  Resolved Question: The Unbearable Lightness
How can you justify Tomas's promiscuity as "lightness"? Do you think that Tereza was right to be with Tomas despite knowing his uncontrollable urge to sleep with other women? I know the novel is far more deep and philosophical, I understand the essence of the story very well but still something didn't felt right. Personally, I prefer "lightness" in life but somewhere down the line you become obligated to things and people without any particular intention which I tend to avoid mostly.
Posted on 27 November 2012 | 3:01 am
  Resolved Question: Pdf link for milan
can u guys get me a free pdf link for milan kundera's The Book of Laughter and Forgetting cause i cant find it in any book store in my city
Posted on 28 January 2012 | 11:52 pm



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