Sefi Atta will be in Lagos reading from her latest books, Swallow and Lawless and Other Stories.
Toni Kan, author of Night of the Creaking Bed, and Karen King-Aribisala, author of Our Wife and Other Stories, will also be reading from their latest works.
Sefi Atta is the author of the bestselling work of fiction, Everything Good Will Come, and the recepient of the first Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature (2006).
Date: Wednesday February 25th, 2009
Venue: Multimedia Suite, British Council, 20 Thompson Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos
"There is a sense of emptiness, a certain kind of loss, grief even, that one feels when the last page of a good book is turned and the cover is shut. That's what I felt when I came to the end of Sefi Atta's new novel, Swallow."
Read more of Toni Kan's review of Swallow at: http://farafinamagazine.com/f15/thecityinswallow.php