Die-hard fans of Haruki Murakami, the Japanese author perennially pegged as a contender for the Nobel literature prize, flocked to bookstores Thursday night to scoop up his new novel.
Oke, Habila, Okediran excite young readers with A Treasury of African Folktales
Africa, as a continent, is known to advocate and instill good morals and behaviours in the lives of young children.
Thoughts on contemporary African Literary criticism
What is the correct state of contemporary African Literary criticism? This is certainly not a simple question to answer. It is also not in any way a complicated question to answer.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez statue unveiled in Cuba
The sculpture portrays the writer holding books and a rose, dressed in the traditional suit known as a liqui liqui that he wore to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982.
Ankara Press launches romance books at Valentine
As part of activities marking St Valentine’s Day, Abuja-based publisher Cassava Republic Press, under its Ankara Press imprint, has launched two romantic books. The event took place yesterday in Abuja.
And after many days… Jowhor Ile’s resonating family testament
Debut novels are not the easiest to write. What with the issues of harmonizing theme and style, managing and sustaining mood and narrative points of view and moderating all these to yield a unified whole for the sheer pleasure of reading...
Nigeria to host Pan-African literacy for all conference in August
Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN), a literate body, will host 2017 Pan-African Literacy For All (PALFA) conference, scheduled from August 27 through 31, 2017, in Abuja. With the theme ‘Connecting and Engaging with Literacy.....
NGO promotes reading culture through rewarding young writers
Coker, who founded the competition in 2013, said the motive was and remains to promote reading and writing culture among Nigerian students, as well as, build and train emerging writers and lovers of writing in the country.
Aishat Ibrahim makes milestone as a teenage author
The Girl Who Loves her City (Grandeur, Lagos, 2016) by a teenager, Aishat Ibrahim, who hails from Kebbi State, Nigeria, serves as a correctional tool for common mistakes teenagers make while growing up.