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links for 07-04-29

on April 29, 2007, no comments

‘Where Elephants Weep': A Cambodian opera for modern times The arrival of “Where Elephants Weep” in Lowell is a journey of both tragedy and hope, and one that has involved a cross-cultural collaboration among many people behind the scenes. King of the blogs (Shift, Summer 2001) Weblogs are everywhere these days. A Nebraska man named […]

With Indonesian Muslim women

on April 28, 2007, no comments

Left: Indonesian Muslim women en me, taken in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) or “Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park” in Jakarta in December 2006

links for 07-04-27

on April 27, 2007, no comments

History’s horrors inspired literary beauty Ryman wrote to Cat Barton on April 16 about Chinese martial arts films, the Cambodian tourist police and the spark of literary inspiration. Writers in Guatemala If Shakespeare or Lao Tzu were teenagers today would they have their own weblogs? We’ll never know, but we can be sure, thanks to […]

The author of “The King’s Last Song” in the Phnom Penh Post

on April 22, 2007, no comments

It was this April last year that I met Canadian-born Geoff Ryman, and read one of his latest novels, The King’s Last Song, just a few days later. It was great being at his book launch, held on the top roof of Foreign Correspondent of Cambodia/FCC, where he presented his books to a dozen of […]