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Toni Morrison, Nobel prize winner and author of Beloved, passes away at 88
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Toni Morrison, Nobel prize winner and author of Beloved, passes away at 88

Publisher Alfred A Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

'A politics without dreams is arid and barren': Ben Okri at the Kolkata Literary Festival
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'A politics without dreams is arid and barren': Ben Okri at the Kolkata Literary Festival

Reading, to Ben Okri, leads to imagination and thought, most importantly clarity of thought, bringing about a gradual understanding of the many-fingered problems that plague us.

Palm oil with which words are eaten: The unforgettable Chinua Achebe
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Palm oil with which words are eaten: The unforgettable Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe deserved a Nobel. But many critics bristled at his fierce critique of Western imperialism and racism and he never won that prize. Yet Achebe's work is much richer than a response to the Heart of Darkness.