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· December, 2007

Stories about Literature from December, 2007

New Bloggers Use Poetry to Describe Their Communities, Feelings, Friends

The new bloggers of Rising Voices outreach projects in Colombia, Bolivia, and Bangladesh are more than just up-and-coming citizen journalists. They have also discovered the power of prose to reveal...

Egypt: Arabic Books

Ethiopia: Queen of Sheba, Now Available in French

Francophone music blog Roots and Culture interviews Samuel Malher, a religious scholar from Strasbourg who has written the first unabridged French translation of the Kebra Negast, a sacred Ethiopian text....

Ethiopia: French Translation of the Kebra Nagast

West Africa: The four Cameroonian historical myths

Today, we are taking a tour of the West African blogosphere. Bloggers from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Nigeria are discussing children's books, historical myths, the military and politics.

Romania: Dracula

The Baltics: “Borderlands (V)”

Uzbekistan: New Book of the Former BBC Reporter

Russia: Dostoyevsky's Mock Execution Anniversary

Armenia: Robinson Crusoe in Kurdish

Russia: Lyudmila Ulitskaya

Russia: “Don Putin”

Bahrain: A tenfold increase in population?!

This time the roundup from Bahrain covers three weeks. We have frustration on every front, unfortunately: frustration with being surrounded by apathy and ignorance, with being a teenager, and with...

Togo: Kangi Alem announces residency for young francophone writers

Sri Lanka: Taking blogs seriously

Barbados: BIM Magazine

Israel: Arab Literacy Project

Trinidad & Tobago: Lion House

Jamaica: Christmas Poem

Jamaica: Conversation with Mervyn Morris

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