Nigeria has produced some of the world’s best authors—so why is its reading culture so poor?

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 is. Are there more writers than readers in Nigeria? In this article this question about the reading culture is investigated.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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