Bookclubs in Nigeria

Book Clubs

Book Club with Love, Abuja: A fuse of a book store and book club

Women’s Group Book Club Meeting: The Death of Vivek Oji

Lift your Reading Spirit at the Eagle Nest Book Club Awka

Bored at home? Hangout with Mide Books



Discover Your Next Read at Ouida Books

One Book Store with 5 Branches! Visit Glendora Book Store Lagos

Bookerrands Bookstore

A One-stop Book Store for High Flyers! Stop at WittyMinds Book Store


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Everyone Is a Story | Suchet Baba | Fiction

Everyone is a story. You learn this the day you become an Uber driver, and your life becomes an intersecting point for people. It makes you realise how tiny your ...

Chigozie Obioma’s New Novel The Road to the Country Examines Brotherhood, Spirituality and the Nigerian-Biafran War

Nigerian author Chigozie Obioma has a new novel on its way. This book is his third and follows the Booker-shortlisted The Fishermen (2015) and An Orchestra of Minorities (2019). Titled The ...

Excerpt: Smoking the Bible by Chris Abani

Flay The point of a pen opens a hole into a soul’s dereliction. This search for the right word bores through stone. Sunlight takes no measure of what is clung ...

Best African Speculative Fiction Books of 2021-22: Nommo Awards Edition

The African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS) has announced the winning titles across categories for the 2022 Nommo Awards. We’ve put together this list to celebrate the winning books and runners-up ...


Meetups and Events

Join Roving Heights for their Book Vibe on October 1st

Have Fun at The Eclipse 3.0 with Sir Grrraciano

Street OT: A Book Reading at Awka

Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2022 to Kick Off on October 2



i-Read Community Book Club

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

Readers Anonymous

Lagos International Poetry Festival 2018


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5 Enthralling Book Suggestions from Oprah’s Book Club

Famous media personality and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey better known for her American talk show has a book club which used to be a segment of the show. The book club ...

Apply for the 2020 Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship

The Miles Morland Foundation awards yearly Writing Scholarships to writers born in Africa. The sole aim of the scholarship is to provide upcoming writers the flexibility they need to focus ...

Why Negative Book Reviews Aren’t So Bad (Plus, 4 Things You Can Do About Them)

You have invested precious time and resources in writing a book and finally, you proceed to bless the world with it, your baby. Now, what gives any one the right ...

Exploring the Supernatural with Mmirinzo by Achalugo Chioma Ezekobe (A Review)

About the Author: Author of Mmirinzo Achalugo Chioma Ezekobe studied Law at the University of Lagos. Her work cuts across photography, film/tv, stage, and have also appeared in magazines and ...

On-screen Adaptations of Books by Lola Shoneyin and Wole Soyinka Coming to Netflix Soon

If you have read 'The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives' by Lola Shoneyin, then an on-screen adaptation might excite you. If you haven't read the book, but wouldn't mind ...

Book Clubs in Nigeria Gist: Here’s What 6 Book Clubs are Currently Reading (June)

Finding book clubs in Nigeria was almost impossible a while back. Now, you can find and join book clubs from the comfort of your home. Way to go! If you ...

Chinelo Okparanta Brings the Systemic Misogyny and Biases Against Minority Groups to Light in ‘Happiness, Like Water’

Author's Bio: Chinelo Okparanta is a Nigerian-American short story writer born in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. Her story "America" was short-listed for the Caine Prize in African Writing. Happiness, Like Water is her ...

5 of the Best Writing Contests You Can Enter for this June

Writing contests provide an avenue for healthy competition and opportunities for writers. More so, they are surefire ways to express your creativity, leverage on notable platforms and hopefully win some ...