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· October, 2010

Stories about Literature from October, 2010

MENA: Women Writing; Women Reading

FSU: ‘The Road’ by Vasily Grossman

Ukraine, Serbia: Food, Libraries, Dwellings

Sri Lanka: Political Satire Is No Laughing Matter

Haiti: A Dangerous Balance

Russia: “Scary Fairy Tales”

Video: Collaborative online reading of Don Quixote

One of the most loved works of literary fiction, Don Quixote, has come to life through YouTube. Hundreds of volunteers are reading fragments of Miguel de Cervantes' work and uploading...

Guyana: How Time Passes

Sri Lanka: Artists Are Outcasts Of The System

Mario Vargas Llosa and His Relationship with Peru

The sometimes conflictive relationship between Mario Vargas Llosa and Peru is key to understanding the body of his literary work. After the news that the author received the Nobel Prize...

Bangladesh: September On The Jessore Road

India: Women In Call Centers

Latin Americans Comment on Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Prize in Literature

Through blogs and Twitter, Latin Americans shared their different views on the announcement that Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa had won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Peru: Mario Vargas Llosa is Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

On Thursday October 7, Peruvians woke up to what has been called the "News of the Year": Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his cartography...

Peru: Mario Vargas Llosa Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Malaysia: Home Ministry Bans Controversial Book

The Malaysian government has banned a book which criticizes national leaders. The author has since then allowed the book to be downloaded online so that Malaysians can read the controversial...

Nigeria: Reflections on 50 Years of Independence

The Golden Jubilee for Africa's most populous country is being celebrated throughout the nation and the global diaspora with speeches, concerts, parties and all manner of other events. But some...

Jamaica: A Writer's Influences

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