Tag: Writer

Nigeria’s Chimamanda’s ‘Americanah’ For Reading In New York

Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie’s bestseller novel ‘Americanah’ has been selected as one of the five award-winning books to be chosen for the ‘One Book One New York’ programme. The concept of ‘One Book One New York’ is an initiative to bring together bookworms in the U.S. largest city to read the same[Read More…]

‘I Felt Violated, It Felt Like A Horrible Violation’ Chimamanda Adichie Talks About The Published Guardian Article On Depression

Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in an Exclusive Interview speaks with Olisa Adibua and we culled excerpts of the conversation mainly about the published article the Guardian UK eventually took down, she tells of what really happened. Enjoy… A few weeks ago, the UK Guardian published an article online that you wrote[Read More…]

Okey Ndibe: The Wonder Known As Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka turned 80 at the very beginning of this week. For many, that milestone must seem incredible. He looks scandalously young and vibrant, his physique trim, his mind ever engaged with some of the major literary and political issues of our time. He’s the kind of man who provokes[Read More…]

Author Of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead At 87

Mexico City (AFP) – Colombia’s Nobel-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday in Mexico City at the age of 87, Mexican and Colombian media reported. Garcia Marquez, the author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” passed away at his home with his wife and two sons by his side, Mexico’s[Read More…]

Copyright: Twitter Blocks Linda Ikeji’s Tweet Linking Elnathan John’s Photos

Nigerian Blogger Linda Ikeji has been officially denied access from a tweet of hers linking a post titled “Photos: Saraki, Tambuwal, others donate blood for blast victims” to thousands of her followers. Lawyer and Writer, Elnathan John had accused blogger Ms Ikeji of lifting photos he took without credit, at[Read More…]