10 book bloggers you should know in 2013

Book Bloggers read and then blog about what they read. I think they are Mavens. What is a maven anyway? In Malcolm Gladwell’s The tipping point, a maven is described as  a trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. There are so many African blogging about African literature. Who would have thought so?... Continue Reading →

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13 books that will help you influence the destiny of your country

This article was originally published in Afrokanlife.com They are 7 Billions human living on planet earth. Out of 7 Billions, 1 billion people are poor. Now, it is really important to agree on a common definition of poor. According to the UN, if you live on less than a dollar a day, you are very poor.... Continue Reading →

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2013 is a defining year in my "reading life". Why is that? Because in 2013, plenty of books are about immigrants – first and second generation.  I have been wondering for quite some time now, when we will get past writing about colonialism, neo-colonialism and write more about the daily lives of  Diaspora's people or... Continue Reading →

3 Young Afro-Canadians writers you should know in 2013

THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AFROKANLIFE.COM Black people, in General, have been in Canada for over four centuries. Although they have been contributing greatly to Canadian cultural, social and political life, the literary offering has been quite limited in the past. Fortunately, black literature from the US was and is still widely available in... Continue Reading →

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