Sunday, May 07, 2006

africa reading group meetings

The Africa Reading Group holds monthly meetings in London @ the Progresso Coffee Shop, Thomas Neal's Centre, Covent Garden (downstairs in the mall).

Meetings in May
Fiction: Doris Lessing's The Grass is Singing - Thursday 18th May @ 6.30pm

Non Fiction Group meets on Wednesday 24th May @ 6.30pm and will be discussing these works
  • The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon
  • Summer in Algiers by Albert Camus (a short story, published by Penguin as part of their Penguin 70 series. It costs £1.50)
  • Battle of Algiers A film by Gillo Pontecorvo, (1966)
Coming Months
  • June: Fiction - Purple Violet of Oshaantu by Neshani Andreas (2001, Namibia)
  • July: Fiction - Land Without Shadows by Adbourahman A Waberi (Djibouti, 2005) / Non Fiction - The Ukimwi Road: From Kenya to Zimbabwe by Dervla Murphy (1994)
  • August: Fiction - Secrets by Nuruddin Farah (Somalia, 1998)
  • September: Fiction - Madonna of Excelsior by Zakes Mda / Non-Fiction - Change of Tongue by Antjie Krog

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