Books

  • The novel opens with the description of cold clinical chambers, where a girl’s name is changed in her presence for a mysterious reason. Taking possession of the girl’s identity is a very violent act, which, together with the mystery, creates tens...

  • Through portraits of prominent and successful characters from Albania and Kosovo and all Albanians Land as well as from Diaspora the show analyze the Albanian complexity, evolution of traditional rites and customs towards the transition years within...

  • Novelist receives Harvard Arts Medal In preparing to chat with author Margaret Atwood A.M. ’62, John Lithgow told a Sanders Theatre crowd, he “fell madly in love” with her great mind and talent. On Thursday, the actor and the audience fell in l...

  • Romani “Kloroform“ i autores Klara Buda, pa dyshim që ka tërhequr vëmendjen e mbarë lexuesit shqiptar dhe tëhuaj, studiusve dhe eseistëve, të cilët përbrenda kësaj vepre letrare kanë gjetur atë pjesë të errët të jetës njerëzore,...

  • Flames of childhood passion often die. How many astronauts and ballerinas are among us? Yet some talent is so profound that even early efforts signify genius. The tiny, hand-lettered, hand-bound books Charlotte and Branwell Brontë made as children s...

  • Someone will surely come and drag the poor animal away. This intriguing epigraph gives insight into the novel’s background. It is in fact more than intriguing; it is shocking. Because of its sudden shock, it appears to muddle thought and associati...

  • The grotesque names of Buda’s characters further hint at the depersonalization of modern humans. Grotesque alienation is used in contemporary literature often and, according to Kayser, always in relation to changes in reality that are outside our ...

  • Buda seems to prefer to blend realistic and modern techniques in the introduction of her characters. The penetration to the characters’ consciousness and subconsciousness is achieved through the description of seemingly nonsensical, superficial, an...