Monthly Archives: August 2013

Crime Fiction and the African Zeitgeist—A Brittle Paper Interview with Helon Habila on His Crime Writing Project

                                     For all those who have dreamed of reading or writing African crime and spy fiction, your day has finally come with the recent launch of Cordite Books.  You’ll enjoy this must-read interview of Helon … Continue reading

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HEALTH IS TRUE WEALTH

HEALTH is WEALTH. Actually, health is the BEST type of wealth EVER! Choose health first; Sort for it, hold on to it, cherish it, be grateful for it, love it, protect it, feed it and then, kiss it with ultimate … Continue reading

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What Are the 10 Best Nonfiction Essays of the Past 50 Years?

Originally posted on Flavorwire:
There were innumerable notable essays written between 1961 and today. However, even though it’s a crazy idea to attempt to make a top ten list of the pieces that shaped the era, that’s what we do…

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TRUTHS AND BELIEFS

“I don’t want to be married just to be married. I can’t think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can’t talk to, or worse, someone I can’t be silent with!” ~ Mary Ann … Continue reading

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”The Second Coming” by Ikhide R. Ikheloa

We sit around this fireplace in the sky that never goes out. We are staring at each other and these words are like the firewood that stokes the fire-of-many-faces. We sit around this fireplace but we are cold. Here take … Continue reading

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I AM WOMAN. I AM FLAWED. I AM ENOUGH

Originally posted on The Girl Who Lives:
The truth is society has always placed us on a pedestal. The woman is an object constantly on display. And so she secretly wonders when she struts by: Am I pretty enough? Smart…

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WHEN “DEPORTATION” BECOMES “REUNION”!

Originally posted on victoriaohaeri:
Ever since the news about the deportation of some “destitutes, drug addicts and mentally challenged” persons of Igbo origin broke out, both the traditional and social media platforms have been thrown into frenzy polarizing debates regarding…

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