Did Ngugi wa Thiong'o Deserve The Literature Nobel Prize More Than Bob Dylan?
Past African winners of the award include Wole Soyinka of Nigeria, J.M Coetzee and Nadine Gordimer of South Africa. Gordimer became the first African woman to win the prize in 1991. Achebe, one of Nigeria's best writers who died in 2013 in the U.S ...
The Kenyan author who's done more for literature than Bob Dylan, and should have won the Nobel
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o did not win the Nobel Prize in Literature, yet again. For years, the Kenyan writer has topped the list of contenders at betting sites, rivaling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami, or with the case this year, American novelist Don ...
5 things you need to know this Wednesday
Northcliff Melville Times
Weather: We're going to die!!!!! Okay, maybe not die, but heat rash and dehydration could be common as temperatures in Johannesburg soar to over 40°C this week. Random fact: When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red. Municipal News: ...
List of Man Booker Prize winners
1974: "The Conservationist" by Nadine Gordimer and "Holiday" by Stanley Middleton (tie). 1975: "Heat and Dust" by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. 1976: "Saville" by David Storey. 1977: "Staying On" by Paul Scott. 1978: "The Sea, The Sea" by Iris Murdoch.