Woman without hands and feet wrote 12 novels totaling more than 2 million words

The internet, a computer and a wooden stick prepared by her father opened windows for Zhang Lulu, a physically challenged woman in Zhaobao, Luoyang city, Henan province. Holding the stick in her mouth to tap the keyboard, the 27-year-old has written 12 novels totaling 2 million words over the past decade. One of the novels … Continue reading Woman without hands and feet wrote 12 novels totaling more than 2 million words

An American literary giant Philip Milton Roth dies at 85

Grand man of American letters Philip Roth, a fierce and prolific talent who achieved fame with the sexually explicit Portnoy's Complaint¬†in 1969, has died at 85, US media reported Wednesday. Image:¬†Philip Milton Roth The New Yorker magazine and the New York Times both reported the death of Roth, who won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for … Continue reading An American literary giant Philip Milton Roth dies at 85

Jordanian writer who ‘asked God to bring him a drink while smoking in bed with 2 women’ executed

A Jordanian writer charged with offending Islam after allegedly sharing a satirical cartoon on his Facebook page has been killed, BBC News reports. Image: Nahid Hatter Nahid Hattar was hit by three bullets outside the court in the capital Amman where he was standing trial. Police have arrested the suspected shooter, Riad Abdullah. Jordanian media … Continue reading Jordanian writer who ‘asked God to bring him a drink while smoking in bed with 2 women’ executed