A burning pumpkin day is back. Trick or treat or pretend you're not into this trite holiday. No matter your convictions, orange color and ugly costumes will surround you today. So get in the mood with a help of new horror movies, which surprisingly are only a few this October but still refer to the scariest fest of the year. Have no sentiments for horror? Then laugh it out with new October comedies. HORROR GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN Plot Synopsis: Halloween comes to life
My seventy trees / Holding their gold-ruddy balls / In a thick gray death-soup, / Their million / Gold leaves metal and breathless. Verses by Sylvia Plath hit into the bulls-eye of the autumn mood, which intensifies with warm days coming to an end. Sadness, stiffness, inner hibernation... Or perhaps not, if you watch drama on the big screens this month. There's much more to feel than being blue and low. A STAR IS BORN Plot Synopsis: Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper), a country m
The 50th Man Booker Prize for Fiction winner is the Irish writer Anna Burns with Milkman. Together with the prize, the winner will receive £50,000 in prize money. It is her third full-length novel and her first major award. Milkman, set in an unnamed city in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, is a coming-of-age story about a young girl's affair with a married man. As stated by Kwame Anthony Appiah, 2018 Chair of judges, "None of us has ever read anything like this before.
The National Book Foundation announced the finalist to this year's National Book Award. Five finalists in each of the literature group - fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young people’s literature and translated literature. The longlist of fiction category has been shortened to the following five: A Lucky Man by James Brinkley Florida by Lauren Groff Where The Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai The Friend by Sigrid Nunez Click here for a list
Who's not a fan of engaging action? If you're not, just stop reading here and go back to your quite place. But if you do love thrillers and breathtaking action scenes, October new movies are definitely going to satisfy your expectations. Though a number of movies released this month doesn't reach a typical average number, action and thriller section should hit the boxes with grand cinema projects, including Marvel's Venom. This one is not the only on the watchlist, so take a
October rains with Nobel laureates, unfortunately, except for literature. However, perhaps as a compensation, October rewards book lovers with right-out-of-the-oven new titles by well-known and beloved authors. So hurry up to the bookstores or search online for the newest publications to brighten your chilly autumn evenings. To facilitate your search, we're listing our TOP 5 books in October by mostly filling in the famous names as a hint: KILLING COMMENDATORE by Haruki Murak
Sexual assault scandals are raging not only in Hollywood. One of them descended over the Swedish Academy responsible for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Due to the need to "commit time to recovering public confidence" no prize is going to be awarded in 2018. This is the first time since 1949 when the laureate of the most prestigious literary award will not be revealed in October. However, the Academy promises to announce two laureates of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2019.