The editors of Sweden.se, have assembled a list of ten must-read modern fiction books written by Swedish authors. Swedish is one of the world’s ten most translated languages in this genre; and the authors are believed to be continuing the country’s literary tradition of criticizing the contemporary society through sublime methods of fiction. The list goes well beyond the bestseller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and offers an in-depth look at the present-day flourishing fictional literature of Sweden. Take a look!
One in every five young Brazilians neither study nor work, its almost 10 million youth aged between 15 and 29 years, according to the study Summary of Social Indicators, conducted by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). This number equals almost the entire population of Portugal or three times the population of Uruguay.
A new rating by RBC Information Systems, a large Russian media group established in 1993 in Moscow, has put together ten influential people who more than everyone else affect the future.
When you are a tourist in a city like Vienna it is sometimes hard to decide which of more than 100 museums to visit. Even the locals can't really say that they are familiar with all the cultural sites in the city. Especially when entrance fees are required, people will choose a couple of places, and hence, miss seeing some of the important and attractive things that Vienna can offer. Therefore, readers should take note that the Peace Museum in Vienna is arranged in a different way – as a street museum, where all interested people, as well as passers-by, can see the exhibition free of charge.
The New Year is time for resolutions and goal setting for the upcoming year while also balancing the positive and the negative of the past year. Different countries and regions have their own special traditions for the New Year’s Eve and especially South America is known for massive parties and celebrations. South American NYE traditions are quite similar, which has to do with the region’s common history.