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African Publishers: Why We Need Them

An opinion piece on why we should support African publishers.

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In [another] Conversation with Sylvia Arthur

Sylvia Arthur, founder of Libreria Ghana, talks to Alessandra about the future of her library

‘Adua’ by Igiaba Scego

Book Review of Igiaba Scego’s novel ‘Adua’.

Representation in Children’s Literature: A Conversation with Sharna Jackson

In conversation with author Sharna Jackson, author of children’s books.

‘The Old Drift’ by Namwali Serpell

Book Review of ‘The Old Drift’ by Namwali Serpell.

First African Woman to Be Awarded the Goethe Medal: Zukiswa Wanner

Zukiswa Wanner becomes the first African woman to win the Goethe Medal

‘The Gilded Ones’ by Namina Forna

Book Review of Namina Forna’s YA debut ‘The Gilded Ones’

In Conversation with Dorothy Koomson

Literandra Interview with best-selling Adult Fiction author Dorothy Koomson, talking about her new book, her writing career and more.

In Conversation with Lorna Goodison

Jamaican poet laureate, Lorna Goodison, talks to Alessandra about her first-ever collection of essays – ‘Redemption Ground’

In Conversation with Angela Saini

British author, broadcaster, and journalist, Angela Saini, talks to Alessandra about her most recent book – ‘Superior: The Return of Race Science’

‘Conjure Women’ by Afia Atakora

Review of Afia Atakora’s debut novel ‘Conjure Women’.

‘The Famished Road’ by Ben Okri

Review of Ben Okri’s ‘The Famished Road’, the first book in a trilogy that includes ‘Songs of Enchantment’ and ‘Infinite Riches’.