Copies of ‘American Dirt’ sit on a rack at a bookstore in New York.
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Publishers funnel massive amounts of resources into promoting titles that they think will become bestsellers. But they've become spellbound by 'stories of struggle' that can succumb to stereotypes.
Oprah’s ‘Time’s up!’ speech at the Golden Globes got people talking about her candidacy in 2020.
Getting to the White House would mean overcoming issues of race and gender.
Oprah Winfrey spoke about the women of the #MeToo movement as she accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes.
At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey assured girls that the harassment scandals of 2017 will eventually lead to a brighter future. But deep workplace issues will have to be addressed first.
Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie after a reading of her book ‘Americanah’ in Lagos in 2013.
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There is a thriving counter-current of transnational African literary life that confounds rather than caters to an international taste for "digestible" fiction.
Lance Armstrong surprised many by the extent to which he confessed to cheating, arrogant denial and bullying in his interview with Oprah.
In his much anticipated interview with Oprah, Lance Armstrong surprised many by the extent to which he confessed to cheating, arrogant denial and bullying. But is this enough to protect the Livestrong…
Oprah Winfrey in Sydney in 2010 and Lance Armstrong on his way to win his seventh Tour de France title in 2005.
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How Lance Armstrong handles his soon-to-be aired interview with Oprah will impact on the fate of Livestrong, which he founded in happier days. That’s because organisations, including non-profits such as…