New Letters
On The Air

Ben Okri


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19940221

Britain's top literary award, the Booker Prize, went to this Nigerian writer for THE FAMISHED ROAD, a novel narrated by an African "spirit child\" or "abiku.\" In Okri's subsequent novel, SONGS OF ENCHANTMENT, the abiku Azaro again narrates.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1994 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Booker Prize |

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Kansas City Literary Events

Becky Mandelbaum

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Wichita, Kan.


Writers for Readers

Join us at Writers for Readers November 1st,  an evening celebrating the power of expression through creative writing and reading. 


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.