The "Book of Dust" series will take readers back to the parallel world that has captivated readers young and old, selling more than 17.5 million copies in over 40 languages.
US author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize
US author George Saunders on Tuesday became only the second American writer to win Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel "Lincoln in the Bardo".
Orange Academy’s ‘art of positive thinking’ stands with IDP
Orange Academy, Africa’s first practical school of integrated brand experience and idea management, recently graduated the class of 15th and 16th sessions of its school of Integrated Brand Experience (IBX) programme.
When unbridled quest for political power goes awry
Night of a Red Moon (TND Press, Port Harcourt; 2017), written by Ojay Aito, unveils the games usually played in the political field, the never-ending quest of power and how detrimental it can be for the lives of the ordinary people, who ought to be beneficiary of political power.
Culture, national development and the Nigerian theatre
Theatre and Culture in National Development (Maiduguri: Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists, 2017), a collection of his reflections, and engagements on key issues of drama and theatre in Nigeria in the context of the integrality of drama and theatre, theatre education, culture administration and the significance ......
Five things to do at the Frankfurt Book Fair
Publishing giant Penguin Random House said at the Frankfurt trade show that it was seeing double-digit growth in audio books around the world. "It harks back to telling and listening to stories around the campfire," CEO Markus Dohle told reporters.
Ikeogu Oke wins NLNG’s $.1m literature prize
The board chairman, Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo, at a press conference in Lagos, said Oke’s collection of poems, The Heresiad, beat 183 others to the diadem.
The significance of Chinua Achebe’s short stories - Part 2
Herein lies the power of the Achebe short story. Being short, it goes straight to the heart of the matter, a moment of revelation or some intrinsically tense moment or situation with a view to highlighting a human predicament.
Publishing is exciting but challenging -Abraham
In a country, where the mobile telephone, with all its attractions, provides a compelling allure for young people, reading books ranks more than secondary pastime.
Libraries are treated like museums by people in government, says Abdullahi
A nation is supposed to have a book policy that guides the operations of the book industry. The policy normally shows how government can create enabling environment for writers and other stakeholders in the book industry to operate