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Artist- Khalil Younes

Dancing in Damascus: an evening with Miriam Cooke

On 12th July 2017 Miriam Cooke facilitated a fascinating evening of discussion around the poignant themes in her most recent work, Dancing ...

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Three must read books from Orange 4

Orange 4 in the Main library is home to the Near East Collection of books, holding books from different countries across the ...

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Why Manchester does not need your poetry ‘crown’

On the 15th of January 2017, the Manchester Evening News published an article stating the reasons why Manchester should be ‘crowned’ for ...

Photo: Len Cotton
Artist- Khalil Younes

Dancing in Damascus: an evening with Miriam Cooke

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Three must read books from Orange 4

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 2
Photo: Roma Havers

Why Manchester does not need your poetry ‘crown’

Posted on Jan 30, 2017 3
Photo: Len Cotton Artist- Khalil Younes

Dancing in Damascus: an evening with Miriam Cooke

Renowned author and Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke University spoke about the importance of art in a revolution

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Three must read books from Orange 4

Farah Elhouni suggests three must-read novels found in Main Library, Near East Collection (Orange 4)

Photo: Roma Havers

Why Manchester does not need your poetry ‘crown’

Roma Havers joins forces with Manchester’s poetry community in response to the Manchester Evening News article ‘Why Manchester should be crowned the capital of poetry’

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Introducing the University of Manchester’s UniSlam team 2017

Jake Piazza reviews The Creative Writing Society’s Slam on the 15th of November and introduces UniSlam and Manchester’s 2017 team

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Bob Dylan is awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

Roma Havers celebrates the news of the new Nobel Prize for Literature winner Bob Dylan, and considers the state of mind of the contemporary literary scene

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Reading at university: Why it is a good idea

Always feel like you have got no free time, especially when it comes to sitting down with a good book?

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Elizabeth Gibson meets Maggie Stiefvater

Elizabeth Gibson quizzes Young Adult superstar Maggie Stiefvater on art, mythology, books and bagpipes

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YA roundup – home and away

Elizabeth Gibson updates us on the thriving Young Adult books scene

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Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird author, dies aged 89

The author of the best-selling 20th Century novel To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee, has died in Alabama, aged 89

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Upcoming: An evening with Gloria Steinem

Manchester Literature Festival will be hosting an evening with the feminist author Gloria Steinmen

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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child script to be published

The script of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child will be published by Little Brown in the UK

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My Bookshelf

Ashley McGovern writes a piece inspired by Walter Benjamin’s essay ‘Unpacking My Bookshelf’