The Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah describes her first encounter with Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom. The famous park with its corner, where people proclaim their message. Petina travels in her mind from Hyde Park to Harare Gardens.
How many initiatives will there be, concerning books, on the continent of Africa? How many people endeavour to get children to read? To borrow books al local libraries? To send writers to schools to talk about their books? Now we have ‘my big African book project’ .