JK Rowling defended by Warner Bros after question about writer blocked at ‘Harry Potter’ celebration
JK Rowling has been defended by Warner Bros after a question about her was blocked at a ‘Harry Potter’ event.
Nationals from Tunisia and Ghana who have fled Ukraine have finally made it home with others who are set to follow. Tens of thousands of Africans have been stranded in war-torn Ukraine since Russia's invasion last week. And we speak to award winning Ugandan writer Kakwenza Rukirabashaija. The author has filed a case against Uganda in the East Arican Court of Justice. He was tortured over tweets in which he called the president's son obese and a curmudgeon.
He's the controversial poet-provocateur idolised as France's biggest literary export, holding up a mirror to the grim truths of contemporary France. Michel Houellebecq's eighth book "Anéantir", which translates as "Annihilate", hits bookshelves today with a massive print run of 300,000 copies.
16 Nov 2021
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8 Oct 2021
Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, 72, won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for his writing on the “effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee," the award-giving body said on Thursday. Born in 1948 on the island of Zanzibar, now part of Tanzania, Gurnah moved to Britain as a young refugee in 1968.
11 Jul 2021
Fung Wai-kong is the seventh executive at the shuttered pro-democracy newspaper to be arrested under the auspices of a national security law in recent weeks. He was reportedly trying to board a plane to the UK.
22 May 2021
Adam Weymouth's exploration of the prized Chinook salmon took him down the Yukon River, through north-western Canada, Alaska and into the Bering Sea. The British author covered more than 2,000 miles in a small canoe. This epic journey gave rise to his first, award-winning book "Kings of the Yukon". He tells us more about writing an account of the flora and fauna of that land, as well as the rich human encounters that informed his trip.
25 Dec 2020
Watch Ozioma Ogbaji the writer of Kambili: The Whole 30 Yards break down the process behind the writing of the romantic comedy. Watch the full episode of the process behind writing of Kamibil: The Whole 30 Yards on our YouTube channel (Guardian Nigeria). THE PROCESS is a film-focused series that offers an insight into the process behind films, documentaries, music videos, and TV commercials.
21 Aug 2020
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8 Aug 2020
The novel Efuru established Nigerian author Flora Nwapa as the first African woman to publish a book in English. Her work set the stage for the emergence of female writers in Nigeria and other African countries.
31 Mar 2020
Prolific writer and Co-author of popular English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Phoebean Ajibola Ogundipe have died at 92. The author passed away on 27 March 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States.
14 Oct 2019
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