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· October, 2006

Stories about Literature from October, 2006

Ukraine: Andrei Kurkov

India: Assamese Writer – Manikuntala Bhattacharya

China: Writings on the walls

Back in the day, big character posters were mostly used for vile purposes, so when they started popping up recently on shop fronts in a remote corner of China's Yunnan...

Bolivia: National Book Reviews

China: Ancient Chinese sex advice

Madagascar: 2nd Lit Classic Available Online

Madagascar: Local Lit Classics Available Online

Jamaica: Five Questions with Marlon James

Dominica, UK: Jean Rhys

Jamaica, Dominica: Jean Rhys's “remarkably screwed up life”

China: Good cop/bad cop

A story shared by A-list blogger-journalist Huang Tingzi (黄亭子) about an engineering student recruited by Chinese cops on his campus who—along with four colleagues—one day finds himself quite a bit...

Jamaica: Pam Mordecai

Africa: call for Fela centred short stories

Russia: The Ongoing Golden Calf Translation

China: 70 years anniversary of Lu Xun's death

Kenya: the collector of worlds

Lebanon: Beirut and Blogging

This week some of the bloggers of the Lebanese blogosphere flirt with Beirut and with blogging. But you will always find politics, religion and war. Remember that Lebanon is in...

Poland: Marek Nowakowski

Russia: Croatian Writer on Politkovskaya

China: Where my Nobels at?

When one of the best writers in the country flees, is asked not to come back and then wins a Nobel prize in literature while in exile, would it be...

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