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· February, 2010

Stories about Literature from February, 2010

Ghanaian students contribute to virtual media library

We are interviewing Jonathan Thurston who carried out a book-making project with students in Elmina, in the Central Region of Ghana using simple, portable technology to inspire creativity and social...

Nigeria: Nigerian author nominated for Commonwealth Writers Prize

Sri Lanka: Interview With Ameena Hussein

Ukraine, Russia: The Plight of Chekhov's Yalta Museum

India: Twitter In Social Activism

Ada Lovelace Day 2010

Africa: Is Anglophone African Literature foreign?

Russia: Bloggers Remember Rock Legend

In February, Russian bloggers celebrated a sad date. Ilya Kormiltsev, one of Russia’s most talented and controversial poets and songwriters, died of spine cancer three years ago. Kormiltsev’s death became...

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Utilization of Old Books

Video: Mobile Libraries of the World

The mobile library has become a staple in many library systems, bringing books to those who cannot access the libraries themselves. However, in many places due to bad road conditions...

Trinidad & Tobago: Poetry in the Mas’

Azerbaijan: Book review

Scary Azeri in Suburbs comments on Artush and Zaur, a homo-erotic novel telling the love story between an Armenian and Azerbaijani man. The blogger says that while the book is...

India: The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival Blog

St. Lucia, Jamaica, Haiti: Words Can Help

Russia: Turgenev and the Viardots

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Wisdom of Children

Digital library of Lao manuscripts

Haiti: Russian Interpol Officer Blogs About Disaster

A Russian Interpol officer in Haiti shares his accounts of the disaster and its aftermath on his blog.

Russia: “Most Influential Intellectual” Online Vote

St. Lucia, Jamaica: Commonwealth Writers

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