Of course we have bookshops in Nigeria.


It caused an uproar. What about bookshops in Nigeria? Well, there are bookshops and there have been bookshops already for decades. But who has access to these bookshops? And to stretch the matter a bit: who has access to a library?  The Nigerian writer Sede Alonge wrote answers to these questions in this article.  Advertisements

Interviewer asks Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘Are there bookshops in Nigeria?’


Bookshops. It was a hot issue during an interview given by the celebrated Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in France during a festival. She was asked if there were bookshops in Nigeria. Chimamanda answered the question. And the interview continued with other explosive issues. The social media exploded (well, it bit too much to say … Continue reading Interviewer asks Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘Are there bookshops in Nigeria?’

Reading Zimbabwe


What a beautiful initiative. On my blog I pay attention to books about Zimbabwe. But what happens on this website? Those who have taken the initiative for this website want to give information on all books from Zimbabwe, not just literature, but all kinds of genre in the written word. Many thanks to Tinashe Mushakavanhu, Nontsikelelo Mutiti … Continue reading Reading Zimbabwe