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Latest stories about Literature
8 April 2014
"This book belongs to whoever finds it in exchange for giving it away again after reading it so that other people can enjoy it."
25 March 2014
Literature lovers the world over will be interested to hear what the Caribbean's two major lit fests – Jamaica's Calabash and Trinidad and Tobago's Bocas – have planned this year.
23 March 2014
A creative boycott is drawing the attention of Russian Internet users. Ukrainian women are organizing a new campaign called “Don’t give it to a Russian”—a sex embargo against Russian men.
24 February 2014
The Spanish-speaking world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos.
21 February 2014
Interview: African culture and languages researcher Balde Mamadou Tafsir writes two blogs in Fula, his native language.
27 January 2014
Wainaina said that the recent passage of an anti-gay law in Nigeria was one of the things that made him decide to come out.
6 December 2013
"Imadesho", meaning "how 'bout now?!", and "baigaeshi", meaning revenge, are at the top of the list of popular buzzwords in Japan this year.
4 December 2013
Revolutionary Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm died yesterday at the age of 84. Netizens from across the Arab world mourn his death.
22 November 2013
The autumn sky above Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka was so beautiful on 17 November that social media was flooded with images and talk about the scene.
12 November 2013
A controvery has ignited in Brazilian popular music, with artists on one side and editors and writers on the other. Should required authorization for the publication of biographies be kept?