Top 5 tips for those who like to read a lot
Reading and taking notes No matter how good your memory is, you can't remember everything you read. You never know what you might find useful-interesting facts, historical events, dates, or…

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LISTENING TO THE WIND SONG: AUDIO POETRY, PART 1
5 centimeters per second Some poets say that poems can't be read aloud, that you can only say them to yourself, with your inner voice. This is a very sound…

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MODERN RUSSIAN LITERATURE: DMITRY BORTNIKOV
Russian contemporary literature: books that are worth reading What should I read from modern Russian literature? Ask this question in one of the online bookstores, and at best you will…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 2)

«Norwegian wood»
The film adaptation of the most popular novel abroad by Haruki Murakami. The Director is the French-Vietnamese Director Chan an hung, who did not distinguish himself in any way before or after “Norwegian forest”. The film was released in 2010. What will immediately please connoisseurs of the canons-the movie was shot in Japan and with Japanese actors. Why then did not pick up a Director from Japan, it is unclear. The film, however, was not harmed by Chang an-hung’s foreign origin.

The plot is not different from the original, the characters are also unchanged: there is Watanabe, the protagonist, a loner and taciturn, is Naoko Continue reading

The place of women in literature (part 1)
Why do we know so few women writers and why will this change in the twenty first century Women's text in literature for a very long time remained an unexplored…

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John Irving " a Prayer for Owen Meany»
Every sphere of human activity is imbued with a religious component, especially its direct reflection — literature. Probably, the image of Christ is more often found in books. How could…

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Haruki Murakami's "Pinball, 1973»
In the Rat trilogy, Pinball, 1973 is the second novel and simultaneously a continuation of the previously written work "Listen to the wind song". In addition, this is the second…

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Writers who burned their works
This may be a gross misconception, but from a literary perspective, it seems somewhat erroneous and even painful to ask many authors to burn unfinished works after their death. A…

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