Ben Okri: My family values

culled from The Guardian UK – Life & Style (My Family Value Series) Juliet Risk My father brought back from England an extraordinary collection of books. He came to London [from Nigeria] to train as a lawyer and my mother brought me (aged one-and-a-half) a year later and we stayed for about six years. His […]

Bookcover Woes

One of our favourite authors Nnedi Okorafor recently clarified some misconceptions about her book covers on her blog Nnedi’s Wahala Zone.  She takes the readers through the thought processes behind selecting appropriate book covers for her works.  Book covers are very interesting in that they serve many purposes:  marketing the book, accurate depiction of the […]