Some people do own their own library. Some are a small collection, others have a special room to stash their books. For many of these people the Bookshop is an important place. Here they browse, here they meet new books, here they meet other readers, here they meet old friends with a new cover. One … Continue reading A place to savour the good things
The Nigeria-related Tope Folarin quotes extensively about a matatu journey in Kenya. It is a quotation from the ‘Devil 0n the Cross’. This is the start of an article by Tope Folarin, in this article he tells about his dream in Cologne (Germany) and his meeting with local writers. Read this article here.
The Nigerian writer Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ wrote a book titled ‘Stay with me’! It was her first book and now this book has been shortlisted for the 2017 Bailey’s Prize. Read more about it here!
Alain Mabanckou is one the most prolific writers from the African country. Not just prolific but also an outstanding writer. In 1966 he was born in Congo, he studied in France and he now teaches in Los Angeles, the Place of Angels, in the United States of America. He has been shortlisted for the 2017 … Continue reading Pioneers Awake!