The author Alain Mabanckou has travelled a long way. Born in Congo (of Brazzaville fame) moved to France and later decided to make another move. He is now a professor at the University of Los Angelos. He now gets a position to be an artistic director at the Collège de France. Moving into the … Continue reading Alain Mabanckou retourne au Collège… de France
Writing is not a job for the fainthearted. It takes endurance, creativity, blood, sweat and tears. The Egyptian author Ahmed Naji and his editor got in trouble with the law and the courts for obscene sexual content in a novel by Naji. Now they have been acquitted. Read more about it here.