The 8th edition of the monthly book reading: Book ‘n’ Gauge would be coming up on the 28th of January. The literary event organized by PulpFaction Book club is aimed at creating a platform where reading is seen as hip and cool. Making use of new media, PulpFaction Book Club brings together lovers of the literary arts, authors and publishers to engage in no-holds barred discussions, in an atmosphere of conviviality.
The monthly book reading also affords literary enthusiasts the opportunity to not only talk about books they love and have read but they also get to buy books at affordable prices at the venue of the reading which takes place at Debonairs Bookstore, 294 Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba.
Book ‘n’ Gauge is not an event of literary arts only, as the performing arts is also featured at the readings, attendees are treated to good acoustic music as well as creatively woven spoken word (poetry).
In the Past
PulpFaction Book Club has hosted authors likes of Lola Shoneyin, Jumoke Verissimo, Toni Kan, Jude Dibia, Sam Omatseye, Akachi Ezeigbo, Seye Oke, Joy Isi Bewaji and Odili Ujuobono; and performing artists like Plumbline, Efe Paul Azino (spoken word); Aduke, Ese Peters, Isibiama, DTone Martins and Ruby.
The 8th edition tagged ‘An afternoon with Bobo Omotayo’, will feature this writer cum blogger reading to the audience from his book ‘London Life, Lagos Living.’ Bobo Omotayo is a bright and multi-talented specialist in communication with 9years experience; he is also known under the non de plume’ ‘The Renaissance Man’. He has also contributed as a columnist and freelance writer to several print and online
newspapers and magazines.
Ndukwe Onuoha – Spoken Word
Performing at the first edition for the year 2012 would be Ndukwe Onuoha, a spoken word artiste who draws his inspiration from the many human stories that play themselves out daily, hence providing a unique
insight into the animal called MAN. A copywriter by day and a poet by design, Ndukwe has performed at some of Lagos’ most celebrated poetry circles like Anthill 2.0, Taruwa, and Freedom Hall whilst garnering
commendation for some of his works like, ‘puff, puff, pass, and Boom!’.
Ese Peters - Musician
Ese Peters has a knack for making beautiful music. A self-taught guitar player, He started out as a solo performer of the Alternative Rock/Soul genre after graduating from the university in 2008. A young man who sings from his heart, Ese carefully crafts his songs which come from his experiences and a wealth of influences, citing John Mayer as a major reason he decided to pursue music as a career. Ese puts an interesting spin on guitar-driven pop music.
The 8th Edition of the Book ‘n’ Gauge promises to be a mix of experience, fun and minds sparing with fellow lovers of the literary and performing arts.
DATE: Saturday, 28th January, 2012.
TIME: STRICTLY 2pm – 5pm
VENUE: Debonair Bookstore, 294, Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba.
Remember: Bring five friends and win a free book! Gifts are available for early birds too.