I cannot remember that I have come across the name of the writer of this book. His name is on the cover of the book on my shelf. That is all. It is said he wrote more, for instance theater work and poetry. His name is ‘Biyi Bandele-Thomas (Nigeria, 1967). The story is told by … Continue reading THE SYMPATHETIC UNDERTAKER AND OTHER DREAMS
The Nigerian writer Elnathan John tells about his life and his roots (1982, Kaduna) and the background to his novel Born on a Tuesday. Read the interview here.
The way this interview was executed is a special one. The questions was sent to the publisher, the publisher forwarded it to the writer, the writer read the questions and wrote an answer and sent it to his publisher. The publisher brought the answer to the attention of the person who wrote the question. The … Continue reading Songeziwe Mahlangu: a shadow of a writer