I am sure the fifty shades of grey had more readers than the writer Kamel Daoud. He writes about 50 shades of hate. A salafist disagrees with his writings and has announced a fatwa. In this article Kamel Daoud writes about the impact of it. My advice: Read Kamel Daoud.
The history of the 5 years of president Nelson Mandela in office will be published next year. It will be the sequel to his long walk to freedom. Mandela had made himself already a start for this publication.
Ofcourse, one could debate his presence in this series of interviews with African writers. Some attention is paid to this issue before the interview itself starts. The two talkers move in their minds to Berlin, where an international festival was held. Tope talks about the people (writers) he met. It must have been very impressive, … Continue reading interview: tope folarin
He was the most important guest at the Aké Literary festival at Abeokuta, Nigeria. It is where he is from, so Wole Soinka, the celebrated writer, turned up. Here you can read more about this writer and his presence.