23 May, 2024

Recommended Short Stories You Can Read Online, by: Oyet Sisto Ocen, Harriet Anena, and Uwem Akpan.

The best short story writers do something to you just after you read that last paragraph: they leave a kind of quiet inside you. Or is it peace? It is different things for different people, but I know that after reading a good story, something happens to you on the inside that you just can’t […]

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Afara Leadership Center Book Fair For Book Lovers On A Low Budget / How To Attend The Event

Have you been wanting to get some fairy new, high quality books? And at a very low price? Here is your chance to. Osemhen is donating books, but at a very low price, to raise money to support a center. She writes: “I volunteer with this awesome center and we’re raising money to support the […]

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Musih Tedji Xavière’s Fabiola as a Bildungsroman in Progress: A Review By Eric Ngea Ntam (PhD)

Book title: Fabiola Author: Musih Tedji Xaviere Publisher: Maryland Printers, Bamenda Year published: 2017 Number of pages: 221 Where I got it: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073WY8XCH              https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/xaviere Why I read it: I was intrigued by the idea of reading an African YA novel When I read it: 2017 Review written by:  Eric Ngea Ntam (PhD)   The […]

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Recommended Short Stories You Can Read Online. This Edition Features Stories by Klara Kalu, Innocent Acan Immaculate, and Edith Knight.

This week’s stories are beautiful and painful and funny; all three stories from Brittle Paper. Two from the anthologies they published this year—Go the Way Your Blood Beats, edited by Ananthi Jongilanga, and The Vanguard Book of Love Stories, edited by Nonso Anyanwu—and one from their blog. I hope you enjoy them as much as […]

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The “Americanah” Controversy: On Lupita Nyong’O Being Cast To Play The Role Of Ifemelu

Word came out recently that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’O would act the lead role in the adaptation of Chimamanda’s bestselling novel, “Americanah” a miniseries; pilot-written by Danai Gurira. Lupita had met and fallen in love with the book some time in 2013 when she preordered it. In an interview, she said that she “could not […]

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