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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.


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


Date and Time:

14 October 2011 at 7:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Free Word Centre
60 Farringdon Road

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Organised by:

London Slam Central
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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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