Legendary poet Sapardi Djoko Damono releases final chapter of romance trilogy

JAKARTA, March 22 — Legendary Indonesian poet Sapardi Djoko Damono hosted another book launch last Friday at the National Library in Jakarta, this time for his latest novel Yang Fana Adalah...

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Bill Cunningham wrote a ‘secret memoir’ that’s due out this autumn

NEW YORK, March 22 — Fashion photographer Bill Cunningham, who died in 2016, left behind a surprise, discovered by his family: A written memoir of his life and career that is to be published...

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Climb on board: Afghan woman brings stories to Kabul’s children

LONDON, March 22 — Undeterred by the risk of suicide bombers, 25-year-old Freshta Karim travels around Afghanistan’s troubled capital every day in a big, blue bus to share the magic of...

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Superheroes to the rescue of storm-battered Puerto Rico

NEW YORK, March 21 — Comic book superheroes are coming to the rescue of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. There’s Batman, and Wonder Woman, of course, and also a Puerto Rican-inspired female...

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Ancient Malay manuscripts available at the click of a mouse

SINGAPORE, March 20 — I felt so elated when I found out that I could now easily read hundreds of Malay manuscripts at the British Library in United Kingdom from anywhere at a click of a...

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