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· March, 2013

Stories about Literature from March, 2013

Nigeria's Chinua Achebe Remembered as ‘Trailblazer’ for African Literature

The world mourns the death of Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, whose internationally praised writing gave Africans a voice by destroying the mold cast by colonialism. He was 82. In a...

Trinidad & Tobago: Falling Apart?

The Eternal Pantomime sees disturbing parallels between the late Chinua Achebe's famous novel ‘Things Fall Apart’ and the political and social climate in Trinidad and Tobago.

Bolivia: Book Bill Excludes Copyleft

Bolivian activists are on alert [es] and writing a collaborative proposal [es] on the new Book and Reading Act [es] in the Plurinational Legislative Asemply (Parliament). The bill seeks to...

Barcelona's Best Writers, Translators Celebrate Literary Journal Asymptote's Anniversary

Asymptote, an international digital literature and translation magazine, celebrated its second anniversary with events held around the globe, including Barcelona. Yew Leong Lee, the magazine's editor-in-chief, spoke with Global Voices...

Stones & Glasshouses? A Writer Challenges the Kremlin

Kittens aside, there is nothing your average Russian blogger loves better than a juicy spat about politics or literature, except for a combination of the two.

French Magazine's 50 People Shaping Japan

Interest for Japan is at its peak among readers in France [fr] despite the Asian nation's gloomy economic outlook. Therefore, French Magazine ZoomJapan [fr] has featured 50 Japanese people that are transforming...

Paulo Coelho Promotes “Pirated” Audiobook on YouTube

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