Summit to reenact Ibadan literary glory underway
An Ibadan-based educational opportunity and literacy development organisation, BIBLOPHILLIANigeria, is perfecting arrangements for the maiden edition of its Young Writers’ Summit and Literary Festival.
'Batman vs Superman' and Hillary doc tie at Razzies
The rivals won four "Razzies" each for their poor acting, writing and directing, although the anti-Clinton documentary walked away with the spray-painted trophy for "worst picture."
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...