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OurShelves with special guest Chibundu Onuzo

OurShelves with Chibundu Onuzo

OurShelves with Chibundu Onuzo


What can we learn from African women’s movements?

If you knew about the women who fought a freedom war in 1914 Nigeria, would it alter your view of feminist history? Chibundu Onuzo, award-winning author and performer, talks to Lucy Scholes about her new novel Sankofa. Join a conversation of riotous laughs and deep thinking as Chibundu tells Lucy about the economics of cheating, Ugandan Mwenkanokano and why the Nigerian Elena Ferrante is her favourite book.

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On the nightstand – books that are currently on your bedside table

Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta

The Beginning of Spring by Penelope Fitzgerald

On your mind – a recent article, podcast, film, series or song

The Last 3 Digits podcast

On the shelf – one book that made you think about feminism in a new way

The First Woman by Jennifer Makumbi

On the pedestal – tell us about one person (woman or non-binary) you admire

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Tune in next time for more conversation about books, feminism and culture.

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