Nobel panel gives up knockin' on Bob Dylan's door
The Swedish Academy says it has given up trying to reach Bob Dylan, days after it awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Frankfurt fair shakes up book world with art, tech gadgets
There will still be more books than you could ever read, but visitors to this week's Frankfurt Book Fair will also be invited to don virtual reality goggles
You never learn how to write a novel
All drama is conflict. Without conflict, there is no action. Without action, there is no character. Without character, there is no story. And without story, there is no screenplay. SYD FIELD The title of this article is from the novel American Gods’ Introduction to the Tenth Anniversary Edition by Neil Gaiman. He describes an encounter…
The business of filmmaking - Part 3
I am Omoni Oboli and I represent Naija! Last week, on the business of filmmaking, I wrote about the role the actors play in marketing the movies they feature in.
Bob Dylan keeps mum after Nobel prize for literature
More than 24 hours after awarding Bob Dylan the Nobel prize for literature, the Swedish Academy said Friday they had still not managed to speak to the reclusive US singer. "The Academy has spoken to Dylan's agent and his tour manager," the Academy's chancellor Odd Zschiedrich told AFP. But as yet they have not spoken…
Singing in the rain at send-off for Dario Fo
Thousands of mourners sang as they walked through the streets of Milan Saturday to pay their respects to Italy's Nobel prize-winning dramatist Dario Fo at a lay ceremony in front of the city's Gothic cathedral.
US songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize
American music legend Bob Dylan on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers.
Adonis, Thiong'o favourites for Nobel Literature Prize
Syrian poet Adonis and Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o are among the hotly-tipped names to take home this year's Nobel Literature Prize, due to be announced on Thursday.