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Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs: The Best 21st Century Stories from Japan, Helen Mitsios, ed. | World Literature Today

See on Scoop.it – World Literature Forum Robert Sheppard‘s insight: For those of you who are searching for new Japanese and Asian Voices World Literature Forum recommends "Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs: The Best 21st Century Stories from Japan" by … Continue reading

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L’empreinte à Crusoé by Patrick Chamoiseau | World Literature Today

See on Scoop.it – World Literature Forum Robert Sheppard‘s insight: World Literature Forum brings to your attention Caribbean writer Patrick Chamoiseau’s L’empreinte à Crusoé "Crusoe’s Footprint" a reworking of the theme of Robinson Crusoe into an interiorized existential dimension stretches … Continue reading

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La civilización del espectáculo by Mario Vargas Llosa | World Literature Today

See on Scoop.it – World Literature Forum Robert Sheppard‘s insight: World Literature Forum invites you to take a look at La civilización del espectáculo, "The Civilization of Spectacle" by 2010 Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa of Peru, an exploration of … Continue reading

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An Arab Melancholia by Abdellah Taïa | World Literature Today

See on Scoop.it – World Literature Forum Robert Sheppard‘s insight: World Literature Forum recommends looking into the works of Moroccan novelist Abdellah Taïa, including his recent Une mélancolie arabe, the story of a vulnerable young man whose sexual life stretching from … Continue reading

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Sie / Er by Botho Strauss | World Literature Today

See on Scoop.it – World Literature Forum Robert Sheppard‘s insight: World Literature Forum recommends you check out the works of Botho Strauss, a leading German writer and keen observer of the dilemmas of alienation and failing communication in modern society. … Continue reading

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“Rohinton Mistry’s Omniscient Gaze,” Samrat Upadhyay | World Literature Today

See on Scoop.it – World Literature Forum Robert Sheppard‘s insight: World Literature Forum invites you to Check Out the works of Rohinton Mistry, Nepalese Laureate winner of the 2012 Neustadt Prize for World Literature. Mistry follows in the tradition of … Continue reading

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Ping Fu’s childhood tales of China’s cultural revolution spark controversy

See on Scoop.it – World Literature Forum Top US software entrepreneur faces new contradiction claims over rags-to-riches memoir of personal torment in 60s China See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

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