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· August, 2007

Stories about Literature from August, 2007

Morocco: Books on Fez

Jamaica: “Miss Lou” Fundraiser to Benefit Dean Victims

Bahamas: The Power of Print

Russia: “Anti-Akhmatova”

Madagascar : Andriamanankoavy Jonny r'afa on why he writes

Congo: Lack of new work by Black Francophone writers

Lebanon: Uproar at School in NY named after Khalil Gibran

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Caribbean Review of Books

India: Mark Tully from the BBC

Romania: Esquire

Russia: The Strugatsky Brothers

Iran:James Joyce filtered

Uganda: Bloggers Respond to Controversial Daily Monitor Articles

Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has gotten a lot of press recently in the form of a number of articles written by Katherine Roubos, a 22-year-old...

Bahrain: Getting Into Gear and Going All the Way…

Our topics range from the highbrow to the lowlife this week, with an exhortation to read more books from across the Arab world, a child’s misunderstanding of a word in...

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: West Indian Writers

Senegal: Africa according to Nicolas Sarkozy

Francophone Africa was awaiting anxiously the newly elected French President's arrival. Nicolas Sarkozy's reputation certainly preceded him in Africa. He was minister of the interior under Jacques Chirac and was...

Kannada: Independence, festivals and more

20 runners from 12 countries; the youngest among whom is a 23 year old American woman and the oldest, a 60 year old American man; an Indian, Sunil Jayaraj, from...

Russia: “Mama, We're In Hell!”

A young Russian woman traveling from Helsinki to Moscow found herself in a railway traffic jam caused by the train derailment last week. She was so horrified by the sight...

Russia: Blogger on Trial for Writing Fiction

Blogger Dmitry Shirinkin faces trial for having written on his blog that he had purchased a gun and was going to kill a few dozen people in one of the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Faith and Tolerance

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