41 episodes

The Sankofa Book Club is a digital book club with a focus on African Literature. Through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and this podcast we aim to encourage discussion around African literature, African history and African culture.

The Sankofa Book Club The Sankofa Book Club

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The Sankofa Book Club is a digital book club with a focus on African Literature. Through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and this podcast we aim to encourage discussion around African literature, African history and African culture.

    040: An interview with Dr Chibundu Onuzo

    040: An interview with Dr Chibundu Onuzo

    In this episode we're catching up with the lovely and super-talented author of Sankofa, Dr Chibundu Onuzo. Head over to her Instagram page and check out the vibrant accompanying official single, Good Soil.

    Get your copy of Sankofa here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/8210/9780349013152

    FOLLOW US
    facebook.com/thesankofabc
    twitter.com/thesankofabc
    instagram.com/thesankofa.bc
    goodreads.com/thesankofabc
    Newsletter: eepurl.com/cHg_fH

    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Chibundu Onuzo IG: https://bit.ly/3xLzejf
    Chibundu Onuzo Twitter: https://bit.ly/3d5SgJf
    The writers and artists book affiliate: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/8210/9781472982834

    • 45 min
    039: Through The Leopard's Gaze

    039: Through The Leopard's Gaze

    In this episode we're discussing May's book, Through The Leopard's Gaze by Njambi McGrath. We recorded this episode last year as part of acknowledging Jacaranda's initiative #Twentyin2020.

    We’re talking about:
    * Overview
    * Author, setting and context
    * Themes:
    * Trauma
    * Domestic Abuse
    * African Trade
    * Style and Technique
    * Best and worst bits

    FOLLOW US
    facebook.com/thesankofabc
    twitter.com/thesankofabc
    instagram.com/thesankofa.bc
    goodreads.com/thesankofabc
    Newsletter: eepurl.com/cHg_fH

    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam

    • 50 min
    038: SBC Is Back!

    038: SBC Is Back!

    We're back! In this episode, we are catching up on how we're currently managing our lives during the Corona Virus Pandemic and our hopes for The Sankofa Book Club's future.

    FOLLOW US
    facebook.com/thesankofabc
    twitter.com/thesankofabc
    instagram.com/thesankofa.bc
    goodreads.com/thesankofabc
    Newsletter: eepurl.com/cHg_fH

    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam

    • 22 min
    037: Double Pandemic

    037: Double Pandemic

    In this episode, we are catching up on how we've been managing our lives during the Corona Virus Pandemic and our thoughts on Black Lives Matter(ing) globally.

    FOLLOW US
    facebook.com/thesankofabc
    twitter.com/thesankofabc
    instagram.com/thesankofa.bc
    goodreads.com/thesankofabc
    Newsletter: eepurl.com/cHg_fH

    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Akua's music page: instagram.com/akuabmusic
    Free Black University: gofundme.com/f/the-free-black-university
    Crowdfunding to pay racial justice activists for their work: justgiving.com/crowdfunding/support-the-people

    • 40 min
    036: Sosu's Call

    036: Sosu's Call

    In this episode we are discussing March's book, Sosu's Call by Meshack Asare

    We’re talking about:
    * Overview
    * Author, setting and context
    * Themes:
    * Education
    * Community
    * Youth
    * Best and worst bits

    FOLLOW US
    facebook.com/thesankofabc
    twitter.com/thesankofabc
    instagram.com/thesankofa.bc
    goodreads.com/thesankofabc
    Newsletter: eepurl.com/cHg_fH

    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Guest co-host (Rachel): @brownsugarr_27
    Triple Cripples: @triplecripples
    The disability equality charity in England and Wales: www.scope.org.uk

    • 32 min
    035: Children Of Virtue And Vengeance ft Literandra

    035: Children Of Virtue And Vengeance ft Literandra

    In this episode we're discussing February's book, Children of Virtue And Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi, with our special guests from Literandra!

    We’re talking about:
    * Overview
    * Author, setting and context
    * Themes:
    * Broken relationships
    * Womanhood in Young African literature
    * Activism: Evolution vs Revolution
    * Best and worst bits

    FOLLOW US
    facebook.com/thesankofabc
    twitter.com/thesankofabc
    instagram.com/thesankofa.bc
    goodreads.com/thesankofabc
    Newsletter: eepurl.com/cHg_fH

    SHOUTOUTS/MENTIONS
    Music: Ryan Little - Traffic Jam
    Literandra blog: http://literandra.com/
    Literandra IG: https://bit.ly/2OKD3Bf
    Spotlite by Literandra (Youtube): https://bit.ly/2SdJqiC
    Synopsis: https://bit.ly/38epVvW
    Three Sisters by Inua Ellams: https://bit.ly/38j7JRJ

    • 52 min

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