- Check out a review of Half of a Yellow Sun, the film based on Chimamanda Adichie's book, via the blog Africa is a Country - also watch the movie trailer here and read our thoughts on the project and director Biyi Bandele's involvement
- Bonus: check out photos from the Half of a Yellow Sun première on our Tumblr
- More film news: congratulations to the cast and crew of 12 Years A Slave which won the BlackBerry People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Watch the trailer for the film - which stars British-Nigerian actor Chiwetel Ejiofor - here
- Congratulations to Tade Ipadeola, Chijioke Amu-Nnadi and Promise Ogochukwu who made the shortlist for this year's Nigeria Prize for Literature!
- The Culture Trip lists 10 of the best Kenyan writers, including Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Caine Prize nominee Lily Mabura, and doctor and HIV/AIDS activist Margaret Ogola
- Have you lied about reading classic books such as 1984 and War and Peace? Here's a handy guide to help you cover your tracks (and men, please no comments about women being the bigger liars)
What #GreatReads have you discovered today? Share them with us in the comments or on Twitter for a RT!