Stories about Literature from December, 2019
Viktor Pelevin's latest novel, a tale of 'weapons-grade memes', is creative but widely seen as overambitious.
2019, a year of changing narratives in Africa: Revolutions. Internet shutdowns. Tree-planting. Migration. Feminist songs. Media crackdowns. Cyclones and climate change. Opposition rising. Cultural icons dying. Illness, cures, and healing.
"A language is simply a world that you choose to live in. If you live in that world, you own its language."
Ale Santos became a Brazilian internet sensation by chronicling little-known historical events and characters on Twitter threads.