I pondered over what she said long after the conversation was over and realized there’s some truth in what she said. I must admit, I am a bit ignorant when it comes to diversifying your shelf vs Africanizing your shelf but I decided to write this from a personal point of view.
The cover of the book is a statement. The color yellow signifies healing, abundance, self confidence, empowerment, happiness and positivity. Alternatively, the color could signify deceit or cowardice. The women on the cover symbolize the diverse characters in the book.
Do you love seeing Ghanaian bookworms on Instagram? Do you also love finding your next read on Instagram? To make sure you follow Ghanaian bookworms on Instagram, we compiled a list of Bookstagrammers representing the country and the continent.
We must continue to encourage people to buy books and read African authors. Own your copy, give copies out as gifts. That is the only way publishers and their authors can continue to do what they do.
For my writing process, I usually start by building the story in my mind, end to end. I need to be convinced I have a story in my mind before I start to write. This can take any time from a few weeks to months.
In a quest to find out what love means to my customers and their favourite African stories in the month of love, I designed a questionnaire that will help me put together our reader’s favourite picks. Here are the answers
The Spider King’s Daughter is a beautiful and intriguing story written by author Chibundu Onuzo about the love of billionaire Olumade Johnson’s only daughter and a Lagos street hawker “Runner G”
On Tuesday 8th October, 2019 twenty-five (25) finalists for the 2019 National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature (YPL) were announced.
The Shimmigrant tells the intriguing story of a young girl named Obaa Yaa. The story starts from the birth of Obaa Yaa in her village in Kumasi, to the big city Accra and then to her final destination America.
She is a midwife, book aficanado and art critic. She likes to believe she’s suffering from bibliomania but is disciplined enough not to allow it affect her neither social relations nor health.