Book Culture in Oaxaca de Juárez

Oaxaca, Mexico’s fifth biggest state, is located in the southeast of the country. It is not only known for its size, but also for its ethnic diversity: More than 50 % of the population identify as indigenous. Fifteen distinct groups, the largest of whom are Zapotec and Mixtec, are recognized by the Mexican government, but many more exist without official acknowledgement. Book Culture in Oaxaca de Juárez weiterlesen

A Literary Portrait of Seattle

Before arriving in Seattle, notions of the Pacific Northwest as rainy and gray prevailed, the perfect setting for the evolution of Grunge in the nineties. Contrary to these expectations, I was met with A Literary Portrait of Seattle weiterlesen