TITLE

Picking up the Pages in Cambodia

AUTHOR(S)
Khimm, Suzy
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Foreign Policy;May/Jun2007, Issue 160, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
This article presents an interview with Cambodian novelist Pal Vannarirak, vice president of the Khmer Writers' Association. She says that Cambodians have begun to renew their interest in literature after the decimation of the Khmer Rouge. Newspapers and magazines are also becoming very popular, according to Vannarirak.
ACCESSION #
24873984

 

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