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Barack Obama Shares His Summer Recommendations Featuring Extraordinary African Writers

Barack Obama shares some his favorite African writers in advance of his upcoming trip to Africa--his first since leaving office.

A Father Introduces His Newborn Daughter To Books

Dear Matilda. It’s your dad here. The one without the milk... What better way to start parenting (beyond feeding you) than introduce you to books

Genre Kryptonite: African Literature

I never thought I would call African Literature “my jam!” but I had an outstanding teacher. As a young boy, ...

The Centre Cannot Hold: Chinua Achebe and Rewriting the World

Over the course of his 82 years Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe attracted many titles. To some he was the Father ...

Fresh Ink: New Books Out Today: October 9, 2012

It’s been a season of Big Meaty Fiction so far, and don’t get me wrong–I love Big Meaty Fiction. But ...