Literature

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TONI MORRISON’S NOVELS

The Bluest Eye, 1970 Sula, 1973 Song of Solomon, 1977 Tar Baby, 1981 Beloved, 1987 Jazz, 1992 Paradise,...

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Nobel laureate Toni Morrison has died at 88

Toni Morrison, the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of America’s best...

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BOOK LAUNCH: DO NOT DIE IN THEIR WAR- DELE FAROTIMI

Do Not Die In Their' War By Dele Farotimi -A Review By Femi Onileagbon Two qualities mark a...

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Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan Author And Gay Rights Activist Is Dead

Known as one of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights Activists, Wainaina died on Tuesday night in Nairobi...

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IN BRIEF: Elechi Amadi

Elechi Amadi, (born May 12, 1934, Aluu, near Port Harcourt, Nigeria—died June 29, 2016, Port Harcourt), Nigerian novelist...

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IN BRIEF : Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Ngugi wa Thiong’o, original name James Thiong’o Ngugi, (born January 5, 1938, Limuru, Kenya), East Africa’s leading novelist,...

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IN BRIEF: BEN OKRI

 Ben Okri, (born March 15, 1959, Minna, Nigeria), Nigerian novelist, short-story writer, and poet who used magic realism...

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IN BRIEF: OLA ROTIMI

Ola Rotimi, by name of Emmanuel Gladstone Olawale Rotimi, (born April 13, 1938, Sapele, Nigeria—died August 18, 2000,...

IN BRIEF: Kole Omotoso

Kole Omotoso, (born April 21, 1943, Akure, Nigeria), Nigerian novelist, playwright, and critic who wrote from a Yoruba...

11 Books Written By Black Women We Can’t Wait To Read In 2019

It's never to early to pre-order these titles. From veterans like Toni Morrison to newcomers like Lauren Wilkinson,...