BenOkri


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Shadia Syed 17/11/2017 02:29
Outstanding Day 1 of @DhakaLitFest 2017 with #Adonis #BenOkri #DavidHare & the #GemconAwards! Day 2 - catch #Hollywood A-list star #TildaSwinton in conv with #AhsanAkbar! Also today, #WilliamDalrymple #LionelShriver #EstherFreud & more at #dhakalitfest #DLF2017 #Dhaka #Bangladesh
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When Ben Okri was awarded the Booker Prize for his novel The Famished Road in 1991, the news was flashed in the front page of many Dhaka dailies. A reporter of a Bangla daily, out of his admiration for him, added a few lines of his own to a Reuters report ...
Amelia G 14/11/2017 05:51
#book #club #spirit #raffia #literature #benokri #palm #wine Great #conversation & #food & #beverages As usual @w… ift.tt/2zWIxmG  
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#book #club #spirit #raffia #literature #benokri #palm #wine  Great #conversation & #food & #beverages As usual @w…  http:// ift.tt/2zWIxmG     <br>http://pic.twitter.com/Hn1CeVV0c7

Thank God It's Friday Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:14:00 GMT
This year's international line-up includes two Man Booker Prize-winning authors, Ben Okri and Aravind Adiga, Sir David Hare, Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Lionel Shriver, Shashi Tharoor, William Dalrymple, Esther Freud, Lawrence Osborne. The five shortlisted ...
Shadia Syed 14/11/2017 01:54
With just 2 days left to see #Adonis #BenOkri #TildaSwinton #WilliamDalrymple #BeeRowlatt & many more, plus @thedscprize & @GrantaMag launch, #register now for #free tix to @DhakaLitFest at #BanglaAcademy #Dhaka #Bangladesh #dhakalitfest 2017 #dlf2017 ! http://www. dhakalitfest.com/programme.html  
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I am glad it was shortlisted to the ANA Poetry Prize. Yours is another work of poetry with socio-political concerns. Ben Okri is one of the writers complaining about the surfeit of socio-political themes in new Nigerian writings. Are these theme really ...
Jonathan Ball Publishers 13/11/2017 12:59
Twenty-five fairy tales for adults, these narratives are a response to our times, informed by our world but not limited by it, imaginative, enchanting, haunting – both prescient and prophetic. bit.ly/2xypnxy   #TheMagicLamp #BenOkri #RosemaryClunie
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Twenty-five fairy tales for adults, these narratives are a response to our times, informed by our world but not limited by it, imaginative, enchanting, haunting – both prescient and prophetic.   http:// bit.ly/2xypnxy      #TheMagicLamp #BenOkri #RosemaryClunie<br>http://pic.twitter.com/wzhOV2IYSG
University of Liverpool in London. Sat-Sun. Prices vary. Bookworms should rock up to this literary extravaganza featuring readings from the likes of Ben Okri, Alexei Sayle, Lionel Shriver and Nikesh Shukla. The Ultimate Street Party. Shoreditch Studios.
Ladies Who Lunch 12/11/2017 09:58
An incredible collaboration between artist and artist: writer Ben Okri and painter Rosemary Clunie. Together they have created a world, and peopled it with dreams. bit.ly/2zwgetY   #TheMagicLamp #BenOkri
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An incredible collaboration between artist and artist: writer Ben Okri and painter Rosemary Clunie. Together they have created a world, and peopled it with dreams.   http:// bit.ly/2zwgetY      #TheMagicLamp #BenOkri <br>http://pic.twitter.com/fxENJoEfRD
While Gigaba may try to dress up his Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement in the poetry of Ben Okri, the bottom line is that this is a state that has waged war on the very citizens it is meant to protect, the most vulnerable among us. Zuma's Social ...
Divya Ghelani 11/11/2017 11:21
Amazed to learn that a few tix are still available for the #benokri @WordFactoryUK #WFcitizen event tonight @ 7.30pm. Specially commissioned piece. Visit http://www. thewordfactory.tv  
Shadia Syed 11/11/2017 08:27
Note from the #directors of #dhakalitfest #dlf2017 ! With less than a week to go, register for #free tickets now to see #Adonis #BenOkri #TildaSwinton #WilliamDalrymple #JustinRowlatt & many others #live in #Dhaka #Bangladesh at @DhakaLitFest 2017 Nov 16-18 #literature #festival https:// twitter.com/DhakaLitFest/s tatus/929040875782418432   …
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thuletho zwane 10/11/2017 08:17
I was so inspired by a book review I bought a book. Then I bought another. #BenOkri 's Songs of Enchantment and Astonishing the Gods https:// twitter.com/iPfungwa/statu s/928642374888280064   …
Bonnie Greer 07/11/2017 07:17
“A people are as healthy and confident as the stories they tell themselves. “ -#BenOkri #NewVogue -21st Century UK.
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“A people are as healthy and confident as the stories they tell themselves. “ -#BenOkri #NewVogue -21st Century  UK.<br>http://pic.twitter.com/uFCm0nbt0a
Greg Koorhan 05/11/2017 03:32
Where there is perfection there is no story to tell. #benokri #storytelling #powerofstorytelling #quoteoftheday
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Where there is perfection there is no story to tell. #benokri #storytelling #powerofstorytelling #quoteoftheday<br>http://pic.twitter.com/FWDVFdHtY7
Bonnie Greer 04/11/2017 04:22
“Black and African writers must seize the freedom to be what we can be, to write whatever we want.”#BenOkri #Poet
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“Black and African writers must seize the freedom to be what we can be, to write whatever we want.”#BenOkri #Poet<br>http://pic.twitter.com/m4CnTcSPUK
Akinee 03/11/2017 09:41
Great quote by #BenOkri shared by @MuthoniGarland in today's #LuminousReport we need wise conscious storytellers right now. #Humanity https:// twitter.com/MuthoniGarland /status/925006345794965504   …
Chez Alpha Books 03/11/2017 07:27
Prize-winning poet #BenOkri pens an ode to @LouvreAbuDhabi asking "Why are you, you?" loving this @ChezAlpha #Dakar https://www. thenational.ae/uae/prize-winn ing-poet-ben-okri-pens-an-ode-to-louvre-abu-dhabi-1.668332   …
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Prize-winning poet #BenOkri pens an ode to @LouvreAbuDhabi asking "Why are you, you?"  loving this @ChezAlpha #Dakar  https://www. thenational.ae/uae/prize-winn ing-poet-ben-okri-pens-an-ode-to-louvre-abu-dhabi-1.668332   … <br>http://pic.twitter.com/itBL9OeD8p
Maia Watkins 01/11/2017 10:17
"The sky is inside us. The earth is in us." #BenOkri #TheFamishedRoad #Reading #Adventure
Mr. Misquote 30/10/2017 03:09
"The key to making money is to stay invested." - #BenOkri #quote
Shadia Syed 26/10/2017 02:11
Just announced: fab speakers' list for @DhakaLitFest! #Adonis #BenOkri #TildaSwinton #LionelShriver & more #dlf2017 http://www. dhakalitfest.com/speakers.html  
Daisy Ogola 24/10/2017 05:37
What are you doing about your dream today? #benokri https://www. instagram.com/p/BanohZVHBKht 1Va-SSuzPIeOf-YIqzlHJiC13A0/   …
RH Books 16/10/2017 03:53
Our MCM for this week is Ben Okri, the author of The Famished Road. #mcm #rovingheights #rhbooks #booksarethenewcool #benokri
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Our MCM for this week is Ben Okri, the author of The Famished Road. #mcm #rovingheights #rhbooks #booksarethenewcool #benokri <br>http://pic.twitter.com/b8yg2eR4mq
Rosemary Clunie 10/10/2017 03:20
#TheMagicLamp, 25 stories by #BenOkri and 25 paintings by #RosemaryClunie. Published by #HeadofZeus. https:// twitter.com/BBCRadioLondon /status/916974393515020288   …
Ulysses Matienga 10/10/2017 03:50
I am yet to read #BenOkri,I know I am so late.
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