There is a seemingly endless stream of books coming out of Nigeria. One writer after the other is publishing, book after book. Some of these writers live in Nigeria other in the United Kingdom, still others live in the United States of America. I do not know how the sale of these books in Nigeria … Continue reading Nigeria has produced some of the world’s best authors—so why is its reading culture so poor?
There is a need for pre-colonial topics in African literature. I think this important. Recently I read The Triangle by the Ugandan author Nakisanze Segawa. From the other side of the continent we now have The hundred wells of Salaga, by the writer Ayesha Harruna Attah. This book is set in the days of slavery. … Continue reading The Hundred Wells Of Salaga: An Excerpt
At the moment the Nigeria-born writer Chibundu Onuzo is touring the United States of America to promote her latest book ‘Welcome to Lagos’. In this article you will find an interview with this lady, telling us about her book and a few other things.
In the capital city of the West African country Cameroon an international book fair was held. This is one of the articles talking about this fair. It is good that these fairs are being held, for it gives the general public the chance to keep in touch with developments in the world of books.