Japanese manga has proven popular in America, but Franco-Belgian bande dessinée, which has a long a tradition and are just as appealing, remain ignored. Why?
Talk about a dirty book: herpes was found on a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey at the Antwerp Library; meanwhile, all of the top ten borrowed books had traces of cocaine.
Based in Brussels and Sydney, the Zeitgeist Media Group represents authors who ‘write about a China that is much stronger and faster paced…the dark side.’
By Belinda Otas TURNHOUT, BELGIUM: “I think what I hoped they would get from it is the same thing that I got from the girls; which was, basically, some of us can’t afford to have shame,” says Afro-Belgian author Chika Unigwe, whose second novel On Black Sisters’ Street, a chronicle of the lives of four African women (three Nigerian and a …
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