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FLORA NWAPA : Kawe Author For The Month Of May

FLORA NWAPA : Kawe Author For The Month Of May

Florence Nwanzuruahu Nkiru Nwapa was born on the 13th of January 1931. But she passed away on the 16th of October 1993. She was best known as Flora Nwapa, and she is still called the mother of modern African literature. The forerunner to a generation of African women writers, she is acknowledged as the first African woman novelist to be published in the English language in Britain and achieve inte... »

Book Pick For The Month Of May : EFURU by Flora Nwapa

We are super pumped about our Book for the month of May. For a long time we’ve been reading a lot of contemporary African literature with settings in Lagos – we just finished reading CARNIVOROUS CITY and NIGHT OF A CREAKING BED by TONI KAN – and so we thought why not do a throw back with an African Classic? We noticed a lot of young Nigerians haven’t read EFURU or know litt... »