the clubs shaping malawi’s literary future


Malawi is not present in a prominent way on my blog. It seems the famous writers are coming from other countries, like Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Algeria, Egypt.  Malawi has an interesting activities in a few of the major cities. Writers and others have organized themselves in literary clubs. Let us hope this will give … Continue reading the clubs shaping malawi’s literary future

la loi sur les activités et le marché du livre


The Algerian parliament had debated about and made a law concerning the bookmarket in Algeria. According to the Minister of Culture will be come into effect early 2016. This law will bring clarity for the publishing world, authors and booksellers. The focus will be on a strategy to bring more energy and development to books … Continue reading la loi sur les activités et le marché du livre

first-ever assia djebar prize


People flocked to the Hilton Hotel in Algiers (Algeria) to attend an award giving ceremony. The ceremony was to honour the writer Assia Djebar who passed away earlier this year.    In this article you will find the highlights and the lowlights of this event, that was attended by many important politicians.

6 ways to afford books


Recently a financial man made a comment about decreasing the cost of life in South Africa. One way of getting a proper budget was to desist from buying books. Here you will find six ways to make the accumulation of books an easy and less expensive job. One of the ways is to start a … Continue reading 6 ways to afford books