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“It is obscene”: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie launches fiery essay at Akwaeke Emezi

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of Americanah and Half a Yellow Sun, and a prominent feminist whose work has been sampled by Beyoncé, has accused...

The 2021 International Booker Prize longlist features The Perfect Nine: The Epic Gikuyu and Mumbi by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

The 2021 International Booker Prize longlist was announced today, 30 March 2021 and it features 13 novels including The Perfect Nine: The Epic Gikuyu...

Sneak peek into what to expect from ‘Remote Control’ by Nnedi Okorafor in January 2021

Nigerian-American writer of fantasy and science fiction Nnedi Okorafor has announced that her new book "Remote Control" will be available on 19 January 2021. Nnedi...

Ernest Cline announces long-awaited book sequel – Ready Player Two

Ernest Cline has announced the release of his new book "Ready Player Two", which is the sequel to his  2011 best-selling futuristic sci-fi novel,...

Chimamanda awarded Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’

Renowned Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie has been awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel - "Half of a Yellow Sun" The public...

Lupita Nyong’o drops out of Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ adaptation

A number of changes have been made to the upcoming TV adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie's 'Americanah. First, the highly anticipated TV series will not be...

2020 Nobel Prize in literature awarded to American poet, Louise Gluck

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to the American poet, Louise Gluck.  Gluck received the award for "her unmistakable poetic voice, that...

Tsitsi Dangaremba and Maaza Mengiste make the 2020 Booker Prize longlist | See full list

The longlist for the 2020 Booker Prize has been released and Tsitsi Dangarembga and Maaza Mengiste made the list! The Zimbabwean novelist and Ethiopian-American author are...