A Poem to Mark Tamazight

Some languages are in danger of being lost forever. Maybe a few old people are still able to speak that particular language. Now the Amazigh language in Algeria got a very good boost. In 2002 Amazigh was recognized as a national language. That was a good start. In the country a new constitution elevates Amazigh … Continue reading A Poem to Mark Tamazight

2015 BSFA Awards Longlists Announced

There is no end to celebrating authors and books. Sometimes it happens when  you read a book in your own chair and you celebrate in silence. You can celebrate when you talk about a book that stirred you with a friend or neighbour. Another way is a longlist and a shortlist, leading up to a … Continue reading 2015 BSFA Awards Longlists Announced