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· November, 2007

Stories about Literature from November, 2007

India: The Hindi Bindi Club

IndieQuill takes a closer look at the book – The Hindi Bindi Club.

Jamaica: My Jamaica

Jamaican Geoffrey Philp blogs about the land of his birth.

Russia: ‘The Coast of Utopia’ by Tom Stoppard

Moscow Through Brown Eyes reviews Tom Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia, a play that “endeavors to paint a portrait of the lives and thought of several major mid-century Russian-thinkers (Herzen,...

Kuwait: Trips, Travel and More

Kuwaiti blogger continue to blog about their activities, within and outside their country. Abdullatif AlOmar keeps us up-to-date with their adventures.

Bahamas: Paradise Lost?

Craig Butler at Bahama Pundit likens the current state of the island to John Milton's Paradise Lost.

Iran:Everybody wants to read Gabriel García Márquez

Khabgard writes that after Iranian governmet banned[Fa] “A Memory of My Melancholy Whores”,Gabriel García Márquez's highly acclaimed book,everybody wants to read this book.The blogger adds thousands of Iranians have already...

Turkey: Hidden Armenians

Blogian says that has announced the date for the release of the English translation of ”My Grandmother: A Memoir,” a book by Turkish human rights lawyer who discovered her...

India: Guha's India After Gandhi

Law and Other Things on varying reviews of Ramachandra Guha's book – India After Gandhi.

Trinidad & Tobago: Notable Caribbean Books

Antilles reports that The New York Times has selected four works by Caribbean authors as part of its annual list of “100 Notable Books of the Year”.

Cambodia: Blog Award

The Open Forum of Cambodia is announcing a blog award.

Caribbean: Blogalization

What does the term "blogalization" mean to the Caribbean? In this post, a few regional bloggers weigh in. Guyana-Gyal said: "I don't know who coined it…I first used it in...

Bahamas, Cuba: At The Crossroads links to US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez's speech at a Heritage Foundation series called Cuba at the Crossroads.

Brazil: Books for Black Consciousness Day

To celebrate the Black Pride today in Brazil, The Spectacled Bear recommends a list of books on the subject: “As this blog is principally about books and is principally aimed...

Cameroon: Bate Besong's Beasts of No Nation

A study of Beasts of No Nation, a work by Cameroonian playwright: “Bate Besong is one of the most renown Cameroonian playwright of English expression, besides Bole Butake, Victor Epie...

Jamaica: Blogging for Literature

Geoffrey Philp reflects on the mission of his blog: “We need to preserve our literature. For what else is literature but memory and promise: who we thought we have been...

China: Writing Together

Kuanfeng introduces (zh) a website that encourage users to write together. The website provides help to publication with real papers.

Turkey: Armenian Stories

Myrthe at Internations Musings reviews a book of short stories by Turkish-Armenian writer Jaklin Celik.

Nigeria: Helon Habila Tour

Naija Blog on Helon Habila tour in Nigeria: “Helon Habila in conversation with Toni Kan – NuMetro Media Store, Lagos, yesterday evening. Thanks to the 80 or so who turned...

Iran: Gabriel García Márquez's book was banned

“A Memory of My Melancholy Whores”,Gabriel García Márquez's highly acclaimed book,was banned in Iran. Translators were able to get approval of government by changing book's title into “Memories of My...

Kuwait: Busy with Activities

It seems as if it's activity week in Kuwait. With cooler weather, Kuwait's bloggers are out of the doldrums and writing about their everyday activities. Kuwaiti blogger Abdullatof AlOmar has...

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