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Cafe Scheherazade on the Stage
Depiction of Queen Scheherazade telling her stories to King Shahryar in The Arabian Nights, via WikiCommons
Arnold Zable’s popular story collection Cafe Scheherazade has been adapted for the stage. The play, written by Therese Radic and directed by Bagryana Popov, brings to life the stories of migration and displacement that Zable has made it his life’s work to document.
The book, and play…
Crime Master’s Career has Chandleresque Origins
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He’s written 24 novels and created two of crime and mystery fictions best-known contemporary heroes, Harry Bosch and Micky Haller. In Australia alone, as of early 2011, he’d sold 1.25 million books. His novels now sell an average of 85,000 copies. He’s Michael Connelly, a colossus of his - and indeed any - literary genre, and in this video he’s…
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