Monday, August 07, 2006

adichie & afolabi

Chimandanda Ngozi Adichie and her long awaited 2nd novel are about to land, folks...

The author of Purple Hibiscus and the soon to be released Half of a Yellow Sun - reads with Segun Afolabi, 2005 Caine winner and author of A Life Elsewhere @ the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Date: Saturday 12 August / Time: 2.30pm.

Half of a Yellow Sun gets its Book Launch on Wednesday 16th August @ 7-9pm in the Menzies & Hancock Rooms, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 28 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DS.

Adichie teams up with Afolabi again for an event at Waterstone's Piccadilly, 203-206 Piccadilly, London W1V 9LE - on Thursday 17th August @ 7pm. The £3 entrance fee is redeemable against a book purchase on the night.

  • But before all of the above, there's Ngugi to catch in London this week, on the 10th.

*Authors Images by MW: C-n-A taken at the British Library, 15 October 2005; S. Afolabi taken at the Africa Centre, London, 6th July 2005.


Blogger Orikinla Osinachi. said...

Adichie, Afolabi, Habila and all our young literary geniuses following in the footsteps of Ben Okri are making me proud to walk tall as a Nigerian.

After Ben Okri, who among the new Nigerian writers can win the Booker Prize?
Diana Evans?

God bless.

1:14 pm, August 08, 2006  
Blogger St Antonym said...

Chimamanda's got a piece in the Guardian (UK) today:,,1839567,00.html

9:02 pm, August 08, 2006  
Blogger Nkem said...

working late on Wednesday, so I'll miss it. Argh!

8:39 pm, August 13, 2006  
Blogger Remi said...

Picked up Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun last week. Should be interesting.

1:37 am, August 14, 2006  

Post a Comment

<< Home