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· August, 2009

Stories about Literature from August, 2009

Costa Rica: The Passing of Felipe Granados

East Timor: Abe Barreto Soares’ Poetry for Nation Building

He calls himself a “wanderer like anyone else” but Abe Barreto Soares is also a poet, a translator and an active blogger. In this interview, he talks about Timorese nationalism,...

Ecuador: The Frustrations of Being a Writer

Being a writer in Ecuador can be frustrating. Whether it is the lack of books available or how politicians use cultural events to spread their message, many authors just want...

Argentina: Borges Birthday

Russia: Anna Akhmatova

Russia: ‘The Coronation’ by Boris Akunin

Ukraine: “Radiant Girl”

Bolivia: Price for a Stand at Book Fair

Haiti: The Revolution & Human Rights

Mexico: Telling Secrets on Twitter

Rafa Saavedra is a connosseiur of underground culture from Tijuana, México. In an interview, he tells about his most recent project combining Twitter and the telling of secrets.

Alex Castro: A liberal, libertarian and libertine Brazilian blogger

In this interview, Brazilian blogger Alex Castro talks about blogs, the prisons which enslave the human soul how he escaped them to live as a libertarian, and of course, about...

Tanzania: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o to address conference

Egypt: The Original Inhabitants of Egypt

Bahrain: New Reading Adventure

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