Monthly Archives: September 2016

September 21st – International Day Of Peace

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September.   The United Nations General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.   The Day’s theme for 2016 is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks…
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The translator best known for bringing Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude into English, has died this week, at age 94. Rabassa, whose translations include Cortázar’s Hopscotch and Mario Vargas Llosa’s Conversation in the Cathedral, was renowned for the care with which he introduced a host of Latin American writers to the Anglophone…
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