guessing game ahead


Time is drawing near. At 13.00 hours local time in Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden, the Swedish Academy will announce who will receive this years’s Nobel Prize for Literature. The winner of the prize needs to get more than half of the votes cast. The prize is not only the honour, but also a … Continue reading guessing game ahead

haruki murakami joint favourite


You are right. Murakami is not an African writer, he has not written about Africa either (as far as I know). He is a Japanese writer who is one of the favourites to win coming Friday the Nobel Prize for Literature. He is an author who is very popular at the moment. The title of … Continue reading haruki murakami joint favourite

celebrating chinua achebe


Last year he passed away: Chinua Achebe. The writer from Nigeria who published his “Arrow of God fifty years ago.  So many people, young and old, inside Nigerian borders and outside these borders have enjoyed the books written by Achebe.  It is time for celebrations. Later this month, on the 24th and 25th, there will … Continue reading celebrating chinua achebe