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Balaraba Ramat Yakubu, Events -

Exciting short-notice announcement: We have an online event on Saturday 4 PM: a meet-the-writer with Nigerian screenwriter and novelist Balaraba Ramat Yakubu, author of Sin Is a Puppy That Follows You Home.   She is in Delhi at the moment--unfortunately, it was a bit too last minute to set something up at a bookstore, so we're doing it online!Yakubu writes in Hausa, spoken by about 40 million people in West Africa. Among indigenous African languages, it's got one of the most thriving publishing industries--as well as a film industry, called Kannywood (after Kano, the cultural capital of the region.) She has been at...

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