longlist for the prestigious 2014 golden baobab


Yesterday it was made known in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. Another prize gives information on a longlist. This time it is the longlist for the 2014 Golden Baobab for African  children’s Literature. There are 14 stories on the longlist. The list with all the stories that were sent to Accra was even longer: … Continue reading longlist for the prestigious 2014 golden baobab

the moor’s account: an excerpt


This the month.  The month of Laila Lalami. Her new novel has been presented. This is a book of historical fiction. Who is the protagonist? It is about an explorer of America, the first black one, a slave from the North African area of Morocco. The ship on which he sailed left port in 1527. … Continue reading the moor’s account: an excerpt