Trang Nguyen

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Great Quotes From 100 Years Of Nobel Prize For Literature Winners

<i>List of literature quotes from the last 100 years of Nobel Literature Prize winners.<br>Gathered by Regina Kenney</i><p><b>“Death is the fairest thing in the</b> …

Literature

10 inspiring female writers you need to read

As a response to Gay Talese’s failure to name any inspirational female writers, we asked our readers to explain why and how these authors changed their lives<p>It is hard to believe that this piece is still necessary. We long for the day when we don’t have to single out authors – or anyone of any walk …

Books

Lumps of charcoal suspended in mid air create outlines of classical architecture and furniture

Korean artist Seon Ghi Bahk has created a series of installations using pieces of charcoal suspended by nylon threads in an exhibition which aims to …

Is the Universe a Hologram?

Researchers in Japan have taken another step toward supporting the theory that our universe is a hologram.<p>Yoshifumi Hyakutake of Ibaraki University …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news and sport from around the world this week<p>First published on Sat 10 Aug 2013 05.36 EDT

If you think you know what 'debt' is, read on

Few people understand what debt is. We may understand the scaled-down metaphors that politicians serve up – "household debt", or "maxed-out credit …

What is wrong with India's economy?

<b>On Tuesday, India further eased rules on foreign direct investment in a range of industries in an attempt to boost the economy which grew at its slowest pace in a decade during the 2012-13 financial year. Economic analyst Paranjoy Guha Thakurta explains what ails Asia's third-largest economy.</b><p>For …

Economics

The sea is invisible to us – so it's become our trash heap

It takes a summer such as this to bring the British close to the element on which their island shores were founded. Suddenly we remember that we are …

Scandal in China over the museum with 40,000 fake artefacts

A museum in China has a problem. It seems to have a few fakes in its vast collection. Well, as many as 40,000. Everything it owns may be nothing more …

Ugly echoes of the Subway Vigilante case in George Zimmerman's acquittal

Ever since the Zimmerman jury reached its verdict, heavy protests and continuing media coverage have highlighted the struggle for many Americans to …

London's exclusive rich pads are destroying the city's communities

A wealthy nightclub owner creates a high-end apartment complex for a group of equally wealthy, attractive, fun-loving young people in their 20s and …