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· August, 2010

Stories about Literature from August, 2010

26 August 2010

Algeria: Bloggers Denounce the Exclusion of Egypt from the Algiers Book Fair

Following the tensions from a football match in Cairo between the Egyptian and Algerian football teams, Algiers Book Fair (SILA) decided to exclude Egyptian books from the event. The decision...

16 August 2010

Cameroon: A Review of Francis Nyamnjoh's Intimate Strangers

Saudi Arabia: In Memory of Dr Ghazi Al Gosaibi

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are mourning the loss of an intellectual who has contributed greatly to the cultural and development scene of both neighbouring countries. Ghazi Al Gosaibi, a poet,...

12 August 2010

Bahamas: On the Caribbean

Hungary: The New President

African Thinkers on the Origin and Relevance of Ethnic Identity

In a year loaded with elections in Africa, ethnic identity has always been lurking in most political conversations. Still, many African thinkers argue that ethnicity was never a prominent issue...

9 August 2010

Morocco: “My Summer With a Book”

In a world steeped in digital technology, and where tablets and e-book readers are getting cheaper and more accessible to a larger public every day, will there be a place...

3 August 2010

Chile: Isabel Allende and the National Prize for Literature

Isabel Allende is one of the best-known and most-read Latin American writers. This year she is a candidate for the Chilean National Prize for Literature. Her candidacy has sparked debate...

Jamaica: Would Garvey Be Blogging?

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