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5 Ways Reading Can Impact Your Life Purpose And Goals.

Hello Reader, Nice to connect with you again. Hope you have started ticking off your reading goals for the year. According to business magnate Elon Musk, "I was raised by books first, and then by my parents”. Reading books formed a major fraction of his imagination and vision. In a conversation with Rolling Stone reporter Neil Strauss for the magazine’s latest article, Musk claimed the official word on what and who raised him. Musk’s connection with books goes beyond his latest successes....

13 days ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader,​ Happy New Year 2024! Nice to connect with you again. As we embark on another year of literary adventure together, we have some exciting updates and announcements to share with you. Book of the Month: “The 5 AM Club” by Robin Sharma Our January pick is The 5 AM Club: Own Your Morning, Elevate Your Life by Robin Sharma, a book that promises to inspire and transform your mornings. Explore the power of early rising and how it can elevate your productivity and life. You can get your...

about 1 month ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, What a year! In 2023, we read one book every month which makes it a total of 12 books as a Club. As the year draws to a close, it's time to reflect on the literary odyssey we embarked on together. From the profound to the thought-provoking, each book we delved into added a unique hue to the canvas of our collective reading experience. January — "My Vision" by Mohammed Bin Rashid We kicked off the year with insights into leadership and vision from the ruler of Dubai, setting the...

about 2 months ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, Nice to connect with you again. According to popular votes, the featured image is our Club's book of the month for December 2023. While it is a family-friendly story often enjoyed by readers of various ages, it is not specifically categorized as a children's book. A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens is a timeless classic that has charmed readers for generations. First published in 1843, this novella has become synonymous with the festive season and the spirit of...

3 months ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, Nice to connect with you again. This month is a time for another exciting literary adventure, and our next destination is the enchanting world of "Midnight's Children" by Salman Rushdie. Overview Midnight's Children is a literary masterpiece that weaves a tapestry of magical realism, historical drama, and personal narrative. Salman Rushdie's epic tale revolves around Saleem Sinai, a boy born at the exact moment of India's independence, whose life becomes intertwined with the...

3 months ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, Nice to connect with you again. Have you ever read Lawrence Wright's books? Lawrence Wright (born 2 August 1947) is a fascinating American writer and journalist, who is also a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and a fellow at the Center for Law and Security at the New York University School of Law. He is best known as the author of the 2006 nonfiction book "Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11", which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 2007. In a...

4 months ago • 3 min read

Hello Reader, Happy New Week! In this edition of Author Spotlight, we will examine the life and works of renowned Nigerian writer Elechi Amadi, a physics and mathematics scholar whose works - among which is the widely celebrated novel “The Concubine” - have had a great impact on the African literary space. Birth and Early Years Elechi Amadi was born on May 12, 1934, in Aluu (in what is now the Ikwerre local government area of Rivers State), Nigeria. He grew up in a traditional Igbo...

4 months ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, Nice to connect with you again. ​In this edition of Author Spotlight, we will examine the life and works of renowned Nigerian author Isidore Okpewho, winner of the 1976 African Arts Prize for Literature - who was described as one of the most brilliant men of his generation and one of Nigeria's most iconic literary figures. Birth and Early Years Isidore Okpewho was born on November 9, 1941, in Agbor, Nigeria (he died on September 4, 2016). His early life was deeply rooted in...

4 months ago • 3 min read

Hello Reader, Nice to connect with you again. This month, we’re excited to delve into the captivating world of African literature with Chinua Achebe’s “The Man of the People.” Book Synopsis: It was originally published in 1966 and the page length is 167. In “The Man of the People,” Achebe takes us on a mesmerizing journey into the heart of post-colonial Nigeria. The story revolves around Chief Nanga, a charismatic and enigmatic politician who rises to power with promises of change and...

5 months ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, Nice to connect with you again. How well do you know Ola Rotimi? In this edition of Author Spotlight, we will examine the life and works of renowned Nigerian Playwright Ola Rotimi. A playwright, actor, director, choreographer, and designer. Ola Rotimi was described as "a complete man of the theatre". Early Life And Education Born on 13 April 1938, Ola Rotimi's life revolved around the arts, right from his birth in Sapele, Delta state in Nigeria's south until his death on 18...

5 months ago • 3 min read
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