Michelle Obama Quotes

From helping Barack win the 2008 presidential election, to the early years in the White House, through the 2012 election and her post-White House life, Michelle Obama’s words have inspired Americans nationwide. Although some of the quotes attributed to her that grace Pinterest boards and Instagram posts came from words […]

Looking for something to read? Look here

Whether you’re looking for a literary love story or a look at corporate America’s hand in inequality, you’ll find something thrilling in September   ‘Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America,’ by James Poniewozik (Liveright, Sept. 10) The Times’s chief TV critic traces the long, tangled […]

How to write three books before you are 30

When his peers were probably still settling into their chosen careers, Manu S Pillai published his first book. The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore, a detailed history of the last female ruler of the southern Indian Travancore dynasty, was published by HarperCollins in 2015—when Pillai was just […]

The walk of life: Nigerian Booker-winner Ben Okri on poetry, his mother’s stories, and a new novel

An encounter with Nigerian poet, novelist and Man Booker Prize winner Ben Okri is always invigorating. Hailed as one among the foremost African authors today, Okri has been likened to the late Colombian novelist, short-story writer and journalist Gabriel García Márquez and even to British-Indian novelist Salman Rushdie, with whom he maintains […]

A summary of Williams Shakespeare’s books

Shakespeare was a prolific writer during the Elizabethan and Jacobean ages of British theatre (sometimes called the English Renaissance or the Early Modern Period). William Shakespeare was a renowned English poet, playwright, and actor born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. His birthday is most commonly celebrated on 23 April (see When was […]

SWEET TASTE OF SHAME

SWEET TASTE OF SHAME was written by Elaigwu Ameh Sweet taste of shame is a play fashioned around teenage pregnancy and abuse of female children. The author using a particular lead character, Ene, was able to expose the fiery fire endured by female children who unfortunately find themselves with a […]