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Littress #BacklistBinge Reading Challenge

It’s almost June and, as promised, we are back, baby! Not only do we have the summer months jammed packed with great posts about reading culture, but we’re excited to announce that we’re making the month of June all about reading those forgotten pre-2018 titles with our #BacklistBinge challenge! 262 more words

Mount Tsundoku : A Mountain of Unread Books.

Tsundoku is a Japanese word for acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in one’s home without reading them. The term originated in the Meiji era (1868-1912) as a Japanese slang. 172 more words

Book Club

Creativity: Fighting the Dearth of 'Achebes'

Nigeria is endowed with literary giants, some still living while some have passed on. Professor Wole Soyinka became the first black African to receive the Nobel Laureate Prize in Literature in 1986. 1,026 more words

Idowu Omisore

My Latest Reading Pile...

Hey gals,

So a little different from my fashion posts previously but I wanted to talk about the latest book I have just finished; The Power by Naomi Alderman. 925 more words


WORLD BOOK DAY - 1st March

On the first day of March, the whole world celebrated the WORLD BOOK DAY. In fact, it is the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world. 624 more words

African Literature

Book Review: Ulysses

I wonder if it is possible to write a rational book review of this notoriously difficult and consistently praised novel. The unique style of Ulysses… 847 more words