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· January, 2007

Stories about Literature from January, 2007

Egypt: January Bookfair

Venzuela: Translations from Spanish

Arabisc: Egyptian Bloggers Tie the Knot

Like in Egyptian movies, there is a thin line between imagination and reality in Egypt, where two politically active bloggers get close to each other at an anti-government rally, then...

Kuwait: What is a Muhajababe?

Puerto Rico: Two poems

South Asia: Human rights, blogosphere, traditions, democracy, discrimination, travel and festivals

Picks from different blogs from the following South Asian Countries: Bangladesh: After 5 years detention in Guantanamo, one Bangladeshi (Mobarak) was recently released by the US authorities. However he was...

Brazil: Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist

Jamaica, St. Lucia, Barbados: Post-independence

China: statement on banned book

Nepal: Inheritance of Loss

India: The Big Book and Reviews

Lebanon: A Bouquet of Topics

A variety of subjects were brought up in the Lebanese blogosphere this week. Following are some of the topics with links to selected posts about each. Hope you enjoy reading...

Ukraine: Diaspora Illustrator

South Korea: textbook debate

Chile: Isabel Allende: What's in a Cover

Haiti: 10 essential writers

Iran:There is money for Lebanese People not for Iranians

Puerto Rico: Writers who blog

China: Return of the Wang

Or King, according to the title of Wang Xiaofeng‘s January 10 post which brings with it the news that the eighties and nineties badboy of Chinese literature and one-time “spiritual...

Jamaica: 30 years on, critique still holds water

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