Category: Book Launch

The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell

The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell Saturday 6 July, 12:45 – 13:15 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium Book launch with the author chaired by award-winning poet Kayo Chingonyi. Winner of the Caine Prize 2015, writer Namwali Serpell launches her…

Afropean by Johny Pitts & A Stranger’s Pose by Emmanuel Iduma

Afropean by Johny Pitts & A Stranger’s Pose by Emmanuel Iduma Saturday 6 July, 13:30 – 14:30 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium Double book launch exploring identity and crossing borders in Europe & Africa through photography and prose. Afropean…

Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Saturday 6 July, 16:15 – 16:45 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium Book launch with the author chaired by Zaahida Mariam Nabagereka. Launch of dazzling collection on belonging & identity between Manchester and Kampala…

German Calendar No December by Sylvia Ofili

German Calendar No December by Sylvia Ofili Sunday 7 July, 12:15 – 12:45 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium Book launch with the author chaired by Olumide Popoola. Exploring mixed identity and migration with humanity and humour, we present the…

Not My Time To Die by Yolande Mukagasana

Not My Time To Die by Yolande Mukagasana Sunday 7 July, 12:30 – 13:00 British Library Knowledge Centre, Bronte Room Book launch with the author and translator Dr. Zoe Norridge. Chaired by Véronique Tadjo. Yolande Mukagasana’s moving memoir is one…

Everything You Have Told Me Is True by Mary Harper

Everything You Have Told Me Is True by Mary Harper Sunday 7 July, 13:00 – 13:30 British Library Knowledge Centre, Main Auditorium Book launch with the author chaired by Dr. Idil Osman. BBC Africa Editor Mary Harper presents an intimate…