Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebels
Prilepin is acclaimed for novels drawing on his experiences of serving with Russian forces in Chechnya and as a member of a banned radical nationalist group, and has won some of Russia's top literary awards.
Murakami fans pack stores at midnight for new novel
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.
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.
Dan Mou’s new book harps on educating The African Girl Child
In countries around the world today, women groups of all kinds are campaigning for equal rights for both men and women in the critical areas of politics, education, job provision...
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.
Divinity, humanity, artistic enterprise and search for global peace in 21st century
This occasion could not have been at a more appropriate time and nothing could have been more appropriate than Arts, Humanities and Global Peace Initiatives in the 21st century, just as it were in the ancients...
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.....
With two books, Frank Aig-Imoukhuede lifts Nigerian festivals
No one else is more aware and better qualified to redress this predicament confronting Africa’s culture than the former Federal Director of Culture, Mr. Frank Aig-Imoukhuede, who launched two books last week.