- The fascinating story behind Chinua Achebe's 1959 portrait (taken after the publication of Things Fall Apart) as told by Africa is a Country
- “We need to teach our girls to conquer the world" - Chimamanda Adiche on feminism, African women and the future of the continent's literature at the Royal African Society's first annual literary festival
- Ten things you didn't know about 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Alice Munro
- New research shows that "those who frequently read books at age 10 and more than once a week when they were 16 had higher test results than those who read less" - all the more reason to encourage children to read!
- A review of a new biography of former Nigerian ruler Ibrahim Babangida
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