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· August, 2008

Stories about Literature from August, 2008

Dominican Republic: Visit by Junot Díaz to Santo Domingo

Eritrea: African Reading Challenge 2008

Guyana, Bahamas: The good and bad of Carifesta X

With the tenth Caribbean Festival of Arts -- Carifesta X -- under way in Guyana, bloggers comment on the massive event, its problems and highlights, the politics of art and...

China: Chinese Lies

Tunisia: Eleven Minutes

Bahamas, Guyana: Walcott's Warning

Brazil: Micro stories contest via Twitter

Morocco: Mourning Darwish

Guyana: Poems of a Fat Black Woman

Bolivia: International Book Fair in La Paz

Bahamas, Guyana: Carifesta Buzz

Paraguay: Book and Paraguayan Author Fair

Jamaica: Week in Review

Jordan: Arabic Harry Potter Banned in Israel

Jordanian Bloggers Mourn Palestinian Poet Mahmoud Darwish

The Jordanian blogosphere has been mourning the great Palestinian poet, Mahmoud Darwish, who passed away from complications due to open-heart surgery at the age of 67 this week. For Jordanians,...

Arabeyes: Mourning for Mahmoud Darwish

Bloggers around the Arab world mourned the death of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish yesterday. Scores of posts appeared online in Arabic and English even before news of his death was...

Estonia: WWII Book Review

Russia: Solzhenitsyn – Hero or Traitor?

Russia: Review of the New Cold War

Western Sahara: A Tribute to a Hero

Occidental - Sada Assahra al -Gharbiya [ar] has posted a poem entitled “Another Poem from the Occupied Territory: My Hero!”

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