Famous Nigerian Writers: Wole Soyinka

Famous Nigerian Writers: Wole Soyinka

Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka born 13 July 1934), known as Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first African to be honoured in that category. Soyinka was born into a Yoruba family in...
Some Notable Quotes on Reading

Some Notable Quotes on Reading

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn “The...
How to Cultivate a Reading Habit

How to Cultivate a Reading Habit

How to Cultivate a Reading Habit “To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” — W. Somerset Maugham If reading is a habit you’d like to cultivate, there are a number of ways to do it. Set times. You...
Bring Back the Book

Bring Back the Book

For book lovers and the book industry in Nigeria, last week was a week to remember for a long time. It was one week to remember  for  two significant things that happened, which underline the importance of book  to  the general well being of Nigeria as a nation. First...
Forming A Reading Club

Forming A Reading Club

Forming A Reading Club Our future leaders – our children – are growing up with less attraction for books and serious reading. They like to watch television, especially addictive cartoon channels. They surf the internet for chatting, social networking, entertainment...