Why Christopher Okigbo matters 50 years after
The status of an author can be judged by the fullness and variety of the critical attention to his works after his death.
New book preaches peaceful coexistence through religious tolerance
Aimed at preaching against the ugly trend of religious bigotry in the country, Femi Takuro, has launched a new book titled, Is the Kingdom of God for a Particular Religion?” designed to encourage religious tolerance.
9th Coal City Book Convention to focus on women
This year’s Coal City Book Convention, Enugu, the 9th in the yearly series, will hold from Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to Thursday, November 16 at the popular Enugu relaxation paradise Peekay Gardens.
Rape and toxic masculinity in writing
Rape has become a spectre; a tool of male entitlement, as well as a threat issued to keep women in check. From Kenya to Nigeria, prominent men have threatened female colleagues with rape, in widely reported incidents, without censure.
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.