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Bookforum , it's most likely because you want to learn the keys to success...Where do I find that inner animal that will spur me on to fast cars, loose women, and eventually spoiled-rotten children and existential misery?...To Malcolm Gladwell, best-
This year's winner of the Caine Prize for African writing wasn't born in Africa, and has never lived here (except for a short stint at the University of Cape Town)...This week, Nigerian-American author Tope Folarin won the Caine Prize for African
Economic , Energy, Agricultural and Trade Issues: 2013 Global Diaspora Forum 2013 Global Diaspora Forum Remarks Robert D. Hormats Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keynote Address Washington, DC Thank you, Thomas [
Thus begins a series of tweets from the writer Teju Cole, each one a famous novel's opening line rudely interrupted by drones...Discursive, allusive, and always thought-provoking, @tejucole stands out in a Twitterverse crowded by hashtags and throw-
But Uzoamaka Maduka, the 25-year-old editor in chief, doesn't go in for the comparison...There's a way in which both the larger society and the literary world have collaborated in allowing the literary world to be very hermetic and recede from the
When Seun Adebiyi , a Nigerian-American lawyer and aspiring Olympic athlete, was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia in 2009, he quickly found that it was not going to be easy to find treatment. As he explains it, "my only chance of survival" was
The chaos of Nigeria's largest city of Lagos gets boiled down to prose as a narrator notes "how unpretty" its sprawl looks, with "its unplanned houses sprouting like weeds." Another author describes the madness of the commute, how six roads meet and "
Yet the 36-year-old author of 2011's critically-acclaimed, bestselling novel Open City seemed genuinely surprised at the enthusiastic reception he received at the Jaipur Literature Festival. Excerpts from an interview: Are you daunted by the success
Dublin resident Steve Ugbah, a marketing professor at Cal State East Bay, said this week his life may be in danger but he will not leave Nigeria until a tribunal resolves whether he won or lost the April 26 election for governor of the Benue state.