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· May, 2011

Stories about Literature from May, 2011

Uruguay Implements Argentinean Initiative ‘I read this book’

Philippines: Novelist Mired in Plagiarism Controversy

Alfred "Krip" Yuson, an award-winning Filipino novelist, achieved notoriety for allegedly plagiarizing an article by his subordinate in a mainstream news agency. Here are some reactions from the Philippine blogosphere

Puerto Rico: Book by Julieta Munoz

Russia: Famous Sci-Fi Writer's Blog Removed for ‘Anti-Semitism’

Following President Medvedev's speech on extremism in the Russian Internet, security services began a campaign against online neo-Nazis and vocal nationalists. On May 28, 2011, the campaign against racial and...

Palestine: The Insanity of Poetry

United States: A Blog for Rethinking the Hispanic World

In New York, the Hispanic cultural and artistic dynamism can be felt. Global Voices spoke with journalist and cultural critic Claudio Iván Remeseira about his blog Hispanic New York Project,...

Bolivia: New Ministry of Comunications Raises Doubts

China: Writing Imaginary Book Reviews

In 2010, a collection of reviews for non-existent books, written by Chinese author Bimuyu, was published. This month Bimuyu shared with readers his thinking behind these reviews.

Jamaica: A Lucky Poem

U.S.V.I.: “The Caribbean Writer”

Guyana: Caribbean Law

Trinidad & Tobago: The Man Behind the Allen Prize

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: More on Bocas

Azerbaijan: Scary Azeri on Amazon

India, Bangladesh: Is Rabindranath Tagore relevant today?

Guyana, Jamaica, T&T: Reviews of “Bocas”

Portugal: Memory of Political Police Officer on Trial

St. Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago: Walcott Wins Bocas Prize

Trinidad & Tobago: “Bocas” a Success

Argentina: Reactions to Mario Vargas Llosa's Keynote Address at the Book Fair

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Mario Vargas Llosa was invited to give the inaugural speech at the 2011 Book Fair in Buenos Aires. The invitation to be the...

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