· July, 2010

Stories about Literature from July, 2010

Taiwan: Nojoud Ali's book cover choice shows rooted discrimination

  11 July 2010

Allison on iPPOST talks about the rooted discrimination (zht) from the example of Taiwanese publisher's business decision to use a white skin and golden hair girl's picture on the cover of Nojoud Ali's book in Chinese, while all the other editions around the world use Nojoud Ali‘s real photo. “WTF? ?...

Venezuela: How to Improve Venezuelan Literature

  10 July 2010

Julio from Panfleto Negro [es] presents 21 ideas to improve Venezuelan literature. Some of these “ideas” are written with quite a bit of irony; Julio exploits clichés about writers and readers to come up with a list that reads like advice for literature lovers who want the art to live...

Colombia: Blogs About Colombian Literature

  1 July 2010

Colombian literature is known around the world because of authors like Gabriel García Márquez and his book "One Hundred Years of Solitude". However, he has become almost the only Colombian author that is referenced when speaking on this subject; but on the web one can find blogs dedicated to discussing other authors and Colombian literature in general.

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