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· November, 2009

Stories about Literature from November, 2009

24 November 2009

Egypt's First Adult Graphic Novel Officially Banned

Magdy El Shafee's adult graphic novel Metro has been banned in Egypt, following a court order. Bloggers and Facebook users react to the decision, which they say is yet another...

Jamaica, Bahamas, U.S.A.: Copyright Options

Japan: Secondhand books to loose yourself in

15 November 2009

France: Does Prestigious Literary Award Entail a “Duty of Restraint” ?

The start of this year's French literary season saw French-Senegalese novelist and playwright Marie N'Diaye awarded a much-awaited Prix Goncourt. However, N'Diaye and her family moved to Berlin two years...

13 November 2009

Liberia: Too Late for Flowers

Japan: Hitler's “Mein Kampf”, the manga version

After more than 80 years since its first publication, Hitler's Mein Kampf has become a Manga comic. The 190 page volume, which sold some 45,000 copies in the first printing,...

11 November 2009

Cambodia: Comics culture

10 November 2009

Hungary: Comments on the Interview with Imre Kertész

The anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall has inspired Hungarian bloggers, too: they are discussing an interview with Imre Kertész, a Nobel Prize-winning Hungarian author living in Berlin,...