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· January, 2009

Stories about Literature from January, 2009

Best Blogs Brazil: Winners by jury, public and hacker votes

Who won the Best Blogs Brazil 2008? Specialists and the public went to the polls and the winners were announced at Campus Party last week. The competition, which did not...

Japan: Saint Young Men, Jesus and Buddha on Earth

What if one day Jesus and Buddha descended to Earth to spend their holidays? And what if they lived together in a cheap apartment in Tachikawa, in western Tokyo? This...

India: Jaipur Literary Festival

Kenya: Writing Queer Kenya

Egypt: “Kleenex” Literature at the Cairo International Bookfair

With more than 15 new titles, Egyptian bloggers took the 2009 Cairo International Book Fair by storm. Conventional writers label bloggers' literature as “Kleenex” Literature. Marwa Rakha reviews reactions from...

India: What Is Info-activism?

Czech Republic: News and Culture Roundup

Taiwan: Books, Writers & Videos

China Times in Taiwan announces "Books of the Year" and makes short videos for awarded writers to share their writing experiences and perspectives. Hopefully their ideas will be portrayed through...

Brazil: A true competition between e-books and paper books?

The Brazilian blogsphere is full of literature available online at collective blogs and websites, individual authors' blogs and governmental initiatives. The nations' best selling author, Paulo Coelho, is right when...

Barbados, U.S.A.: True Identity

The Egyptian Bloggers Bookfair

With more than 15 new titles, Egyptian bloggers take the 2009 Cairo International Book Fair by storm. Marwa Rakha reports how bloggers are planning to organise group visits to make...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Nihad Hasanović

Ukraine: Lily Hyde's “Dream Land” – the Crimean Tatar “Anne Frank”

The Balkans: Harold Pinter and Milosevic

Hungary: Lifestyle, Literature, Law and More

Ghana: Meet Ghanaian Poet, Nana Fredua-Agyema

Trinidad & Tobago: The Inferno?

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Pre-Inauguration Poem

Guyana: Speaking Up

Barbados: Literary Winners

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