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Short Takes: News and Reviews

Lots of great reviews for our books of late, several of which we’re featuring in Short Takes this week.

However, first some poetry news. We want to congratulate Kyle Dargan on being named a finalist for the… 1,637 more words

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David Oyelowo: There're Too Many African Stories With 'White Saviors'

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo, OBE is an English actor, producer, director, and writer. He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Middle of Nowhere, Lincoln, and garnered praise for portraying Louis Gaines in The Butler… 332 more words

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'Sweet 16' Sims Update

Because in the world of The Sims, who doesn’t celebrate birthdays with a tragic clown?

SimGuruDrake announced over on The Sims Blog that in celebration of the franchise’s 16 years, an update will be released today featuring a few nostalgic details for fans to fawn over. 251 more words


A Sneak Peek

Here’s the cover of the new Italian edition of Kristin Cashore’s FIRE, to be published by De Agostini in March in the “DeA Best” collection.

Isn’t it gorgeous?

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"My grandmother sold wrappers for my school & studio sessions"- Harrysong says as he shares pic with her

Five Star Music artiste, Harrysong shared a photo of his grandmother who he said sold wrappers to pay his school fees and studio sessions. He wrote: 64 more words


Eagles land in Rubavu for Guinea

uper Eagles arrived in Rubavu, Rwanda on Sunday for their last Group C match against Guinea at the 2016 African Nations Championship.

The Eagles need just a draw to move to the quarterfinals but the players are confidently angling for a win as they say they want to keep their fans happy especially Nigerians based in the East African country. 37 more words


Suicide bomb attacks kill 26 in Cameroon market

At least 26 people were killed Monday in three suicide attacks in the far north of Cameroon, a region often targeted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist group, according to a police toll. 78 more words