Reading Culture

#Discourse: Nigeria’s Reading Culture, Piracy and Patabah at 30

In existence for 30 years, Patabah has been home to book lovers, stocking the finest of literary pieces, including the works of both established and new Nigerian authors, as well as foreign ones. Founded by Ore Soremekun, Patabah is indeed a chill haven in the heart of Surulere Shopping mall. With cool 90’s music playing …

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#PressRelease: Hellurrrandom Introduces Reading Culture Series || 27th May, 2018

Hellurrrandom is pleased to announce that it is introducing a perpetual Reading Culture Series on the blog. Taking a cue from Belle Trist, this new category will feature interviews with authors, publishers, independent and franchised bookshops as well as book reviews and other book events, all in a bid to grow the Nigerian reading culture …

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#BookReview: ‘ Whisper My Secret: A Memoir’ by JB Rowley

  Australian memoir by JB Rowley recounts the story of Mrytle Webb, a young naïve lady who falls pregnant out of wedlock and is forced to marry Henry Bishop, older than her by 10 years, who impregnates her. She has two more children with him, through a cold and rough marriage, with a controlling mother-in-law …

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