LASDUN ARCHITECT & SON

      Fifteen years ago, the British-born writer James Lasdun was sent a series of email messages by a star pupil of his in a New York creative writing “workshop”. Nasreen, an attractive woman of Iranian descent, radiates sexual allure and flirtatiousness. Before long, her emails contain disturbing personal disclosures; they accuse Lasdun of literary plagiarism, as well as, …

AFRICA’S MOST AWARDED WRITER

    In his new novel, An Orchestra of Minorities, Chigozi Obioma recounts the sorrows of a young Nigerian poultry farmer who returns to his native land after a term in the Mediterranean. Like all exiles, Chinoso feels that he has come home to a world that has moved on without him. Long brooding over the loss of his homeland has exaggerated …