It must be the first time in the history of this blog that I pay attention to a collection of jokes. The young Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Mhonde did just that, writing and publishing a collection of jokes. Not just any jokes, but jokes with political overtones. On the occasion of the launch of his book many … Continue reading Chinotimba’s book launch lives to billing
There seems to be no end to the attention that is being paid to the writer Nnedi Okorafor. In this podcast she talks about her book Binti and some other topics.
This evening a group of writers from African descent will gather at a theater in the central Dutch town of Utrecht (not to be confused with the Utrecht in South Africa). They make use of the Dutch language, while living in Europe. We can call them Afropeans. At this occasion they will launch a book … Continue reading boekpresentatie zwart