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· August, 2007

Stories about Literature from August, 2007

27 August 2007

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

24 August 2007

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...

23 August 2007

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...

22 August 2007

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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