It’s estimated that more than 90% of all artists died under the Khmer Rouge, and while fine arts, dance and music seem to have blossomed again, the Cambodian literature scene has been struggling. ~ The Guardian. Read more…
October 24, 2017
WBUR: Radio Boston. Khmer Rouge Survivor Loung Ung On Her Memoir
30 books everyone should read before turning 30. I may be biased because my book is on this list… Still, it’s a great list with many great books I’ve read and loved.
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Questions of guilt and innocence run deep when confronting the Khmer Rouge horrors that left one in four people dead
Some days ya just gotta dance! Wish I was there!
(New York Times)
For proof of the universality of rock ’n’ roll, look no further than Cambodia in the 1960s and ’70s. Even there, young people picked up electric guitars and studied Mick Jagger’s moves, melding Eastern melody with Western groove in ways that are still strikingly fresh.