Welcome to PAGES, our Midweek newsletter dedicated to books and book related activities.
- German Journalist Xaver von Cranach flew into town specifically to interview Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Toyin Akinosho ran into him and their conversation is published here as Adichie: Breakfast & Literature.
- How many reviews of the books of the World War 2 can the world endure? A new book, written from the perspective of the life of Charles de Gaulle of France, a key figure in those hostilities, is reviewed in Brilliant Biography of a Pain in The Arse.
- Osundare is in Town. He will be reading his latest collection of poems at the Roving Heights Bookstore. Read the details here.
- What’s up with the Major General’s Book on the events of January 15th?. Aduke Gomez provides the details here.
- Norman Mailer died in 2007. His estate published a book from his archive. Did Random House agree to publish and then cancelled?
- No Good Deed Goes Unpunished, is a forthcoming book on the fraught relationships between the oil companies and the host communities in Nigeria’s volatile oil region. The perspectives are insightful, the solutions, fresh. Read the abstract here.
- We have a list of bookshops in Lagos and Ibadan on our website. Click this link to view the list.
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Macson Obojemuinmoin, Staff Writer, Bookartville