uk reading habits

In the merry month of August, 2015, Edinburgh will host an international Book Festival. This festival has made a serious attempt to look beyond the borders of Scotland, UK and the English speaking world. 

While visiting Cong0-Brazzaville to meet Alain Mabanckou Nick Barley noticed how popular this writer is in his own country. This was an eye-opener. Now writers from 55 countries have been invited for the festival. 

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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