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ABM: Books and Reading in post-Arab Spring Africa

A panel of writers and readers from the continent discuss books and reading in post-Arab Spring Africa



As part of this year's African Book Market, which runs from 5pm - 10pm at the Free Word Centre, a panel of writers and readers from north (Rachida Lamrabet - Morocco), south (Leeto Thale - South Africa), east and west (Ike Anya - Nigeria) Africa discuss books and reading in post-Arab Spring Africa - what has come to pass and what is to come, the impact that current trends and events might have culturally, socially and politically in the next 20 years.


Speaker(s):

Dr Ike Anya | talks
Nii Ayikwei Parkes | talks
Leeto Thale | talks
Rachida Lamrabet | talks

 

Date and Time:

14 October 2011 at 7:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Free Word Centre
60 Farringdon Road
London
EC1R 3GA


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Organised by:

London Slam Central
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Tickets:

FREE

Available from:

Book tickets from Free Word Centre - 020 7324 2570

Additional Information:

African Book Market is a 5-hour book fair designed with the reader of literature from Africa in mind. With the largest array of writing by Africans published in the UK available in one space - at discounted prices - with books from small presses as well as heavyweights like Random House/Vintage, Profile/Serpents Tail, little brown/Virago and Routledge/Wasafiri. This year's event will have on public display books from the relaunched African Writers' Series from Penguin/Pearson. All books will sell at no more than £5 (paperback) or £10 (hardback/trade paperback).

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