Histoire d’un livre. Donner une voix au nord du Nigeria


The Nigerian writer Elnathan John wrote a book on a streetboy, living in the northern areas of Nigeria. In the north east of Nigeria the terroristic organisaztion Boko Haram is still present and causing death and destruction.  Now his book has been translated into French, opening a wide new readership, in Africa, Europe and Canada. … Continue reading Histoire d’un livre. Donner une voix au nord du Nigeria

Binti & The Wonders of Nnedi Okorafor


Maybe Nnedi Okorafor, the Nigerian / American writer, is a geek, who likes to chill in a den of geeks. What is clear is that the Geek Book Club has chosen the book Binti to be this month’s choice. No wonder, for the works of this writer is getting more and more attention. Read more … Continue reading Binti & The Wonders of Nnedi Okorafor

‘Behind the fun there is a person hurting’


Who is able among you to use his or her good looks to get your way in life?  No volunteers? Let me name Bontle Tau. She is a character created by Angela Makholwa. You wild find this young lady in her book The Blessed Girl. But what is behind her smile, her attractive body, her … Continue reading ‘Behind the fun there is a person hurting’