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Olivia
I read and talk about books obsessively πŸ€“
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The Nobel Prize 19h
1955, Rosa Parks initiated a new era in the American quest for freedom and equality by refusing to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger. Activists protested and organised a boycott of the buses for one day and chose Martin Luther King, Jr. as their leader.
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The Nobel Prize Nov 27
β€œEducation that will make a person have more compassion and humanity is the kind of education that the world needs.” Nobel Laureates Leymah Gbowee and Wole Soyinka reflect upon the power of knowledge and education.
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Olivia Nov 22
Elena Ferrante names her 40 favourite books by female authors
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Olivia Nov 19
Douglas Stuart wins Booker prize for debut Shuggie Bain
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The Booker Prizes Nov 19
We’re excited to welcome special guest to tonight’s winner ceremony, speaking about what reading Booker novels has meant to him. Those he's mentioned in the past include: 's Girl, Woman, Other; 's Wolf Hall and Yann Martel's Life of Pi
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Olivia Nov 16
This should be good...
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Olivia Nov 15
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: β€˜America under Trump felt like aΒ personal loss'
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Olivia Nov 15
On the brink of a Booker: 2020's shortlisted authors on the stories behind their novels
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bookcraftafrica Nov 8
A moment for the history books! WỌLΓ‰ SOYINKA signing the agreement for publication of his forthcoming novel: β€œπ‚π‘π«π¨π§π’πœπ₯𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐑𝐞 π‡πšπ©π©π’πžπ¬π­ 𝐏𝐞𝐨𝐩π₯𝐞 𝐨𝐧 π„πšπ«π­π‘β€. 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐒𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐨𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐖𝐖𝐖.ππŽπŽπŠπ‚π‘π€π…π“π€π…π‘πˆπ‚π€.π‚πŽπŒ _____
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Michael Chiedoziem Chukwudera Nov 7
β€œJennifer Makumbi’s genius lies in her capacity to express the spectacle of what is; her ability to write stories of Africans across different epochs and geographies in which Africans can truly recognize themselves.”
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Abubakar Adam Ibrahim Nov 2
Good morning this morning. It is November, the month for shameless self promotion. Greetings from the good and bad people and creatures of Zango.πŸ˜‰ Dreams and Assorted Nightmares is coming to you November 30th. You can preorder on the link:
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Olivia Oct 26
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote her first piece of fiction since "Americanah" β€” read an excerpt
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FEMRITE Oct 25
FEMRITE Week is back πŸ’ƒ. 26-31 Oct. Fun-filled, engagement on sector policy issues, booklaunches, poetry readings, Storytelling, writing Workshops, author conversations with our most generous writers! Day1; , , @AliTuckerLinctenstein &
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Olivia Oct 25
A Brief History of Seven Killings: unwieldy, occasionally tedious – and magnificent
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James Murua Oct 23
Bernardine Evaristo to chair Women’s Prize for FictionΒ 2021.
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Wale Lawal Oct 23
I hope that among the things we learn from these past weeks, is that memory is a collective effort. It’s not something you can entrust to a anyone or group. It’s something you must fund, participate in, demand and correct. It is something the building of which requires everyone.
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Book My Dream Oct 19
Become a member of our children’s library today. For more details, call +256787782446 or +256705711442
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Mukoma Wa Ngugi Oct 22
I am happy to have co-curated (with Zukiswa Wanner) the first literary festival featuring multiple African languages. It will take place virtually from Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 as part of Lit Festivals.
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Olivia Oct 22
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