Writers Project of Ghana

Book Club Updates

The reading list for the book club for the months June, July, and August are as follows: June -- As The Crow Flies by Veronique Tadjo, July -- Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, and August -- Dracula by Bram Stoker.

In case you might be interested in participating in the book club activities, please e-mail bookclub(at)writersprojectghana.com.

Book Club Meetings Resume

We are happy to announce the resumption of the WPG Book Club meetings. The books for the first half of the year as selected by members of the club are as follows: February -- Wizard of the Crow by Ngugi wa Thiong'o; March -- Animal Farm by George Orwell; April -- Mr Happy and the Hammer of God by Martin Egblewogbe, May -- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Do read these books and feel free to share your views with us!

You may join the deliberations online as well by following us on twitter @writersPG.

The first meeting for 2015 is on Tuesday, 24th February, 2015 at 6.30 PM. You may e-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com for more information.

Book for October

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.

The club will meet on September 28, 2014 at 6.00 PM. E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com if you want to join the club.

Book for September

Incidents at the ShrineIncidents at the Shrine by Ben Okri.

The club will meet on September 30, 2014 at 6.00 PM. E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com if you want to join the club.





Book for August

Tail of the Blue BirdTail of The Blue Bird by Nii Ayikwei Parkes.

The club will meet on August 26, 2014 at 6.00 PM. E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com if you want to join the club.





Book for July

An Enemy of The People by Henrik Ibsen.

The club will meet on July 29, 2014 at 6.00 PM. E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com if you want to join the club.

Book for June

Notes From The Underground by Fyodor Dostoyesky.

The club will meet on June 24, 2014 at 6.00 PM. E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com if you want to join the club.

Book for May

Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

The club will meet on May 27, 2014 at 6.00 PM. E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com if you want to join the club.

Book for March

1984 by George Orwell. The club will meet on April 29, 2014 at 6.00 PM. E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com if you want to join the club.

Meetings resume in February 2014

womaninwhitecover The Book and Discussion Club will resume meetings on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Meetings take place once a month, typically from February to November. The first book we're reading is The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.

In March, the selected book is the poetry collection Testament of the Seasons by Mawuli Adzei. This will be followed in April by 1984 by George Orwell. Copies of The Woman in White and 1984 are available at the EPP Bookshop (Legon). The Legon Bookshop has copies of Testament of the Seasons.

E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com if you want to join the club.

The Poor Christ of Bomba

poorchrist The final meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) for the year 2013 is on Tuesday, November 26. The book for the month is Mongo Beti's "The Poor Christ of Bomba".

Meetings will resume in February, 2014.

Please e-mail freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com for an invitation to join the club. Follow us on twitter @writersPG.

The Ghost of Sani Abacha

ghostofsaniabachcover The next meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) comes off on Tuesday, 29th October, 2013. The meeting is from 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM.

For the month of October, the club is reading Chuma Nwokolo's collection of short stories, The Ghost of Sani Abacha. Since this is a collection of 26 stories, it has been decided to highlight the following stories for the club meeting on the 29th of October, 2013: Billy Goat, Cousin Kashim, High Fidelity, My Las' Foolscap, The Fall of Phiri Bombai, The Ghost of Sani Abacha, Accidental Man, Orange Crush, Taste of Leftovers, The Roman Job Offer, and A History of Human Servitude.

Please e-mail freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com for an invitation to join the club. Follow us on twitter @writersPG.

A Streetcar named Desire

TWilliams The WPG Book and Discussion club has selected the play "A Streetcar Named Desire" as book for the month of September. American writer Tennessee Williams won the Pulitzer Prize in 1948 for this work. Join the discussion by following us on @writersPG, or on facebook.To share your thoughts on twitter, use the hash tag#wpghbookclub.

The next meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) comes off on Tuesday, 24th September, 2013. The meeting is from 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM. Please e-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com for an invitation to join the Book and Discussion Club.

Houseboy

houseboy The book for the month is Houseboy by Ferdinand Oyono.

Copies of this book are available from Asanfat Agencies, a bookshop located at the Allied Oil Station at Christian Village, near Legon. Join the discussion by following us on twitter, or on facebookTo share your thoughts on twitter, use the hash tag #wpghbookclub

The next meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) comes off on Tuesday, 27th August, 2013. The meeting is from 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM. E-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.comfor an invitation to join the Book and Discussion Club.

God Dies By The Nile

goddiescover The next meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) comes off on Tuesday, 30th July, 2013. The meeting is from 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM.

The book for the month is Nawal El Saadawi's God Dies By The Nile copies of which are available at the EPP bookshop in Legon.

Please e-mail the co-ordinator at freduagyeman(at)yahoo.com for an invitation to join the Book and Discussion Club.

The Palm-Wine Drinkard

palmwinedrinkard The next meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) comes off on Tuesday, 25th June, 2013. The meeting is from 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM.

The book for the month is Amos Tutuola's fascinating work,The Palm-Wine Drinkard. Copies of this book are available the University of Ghana bookshop in Legon and at Sytris Bookshop in Osu. You can be a part of the discussion by following us on twitter, or on facebook. To share your thoughts on twitter, use the hash tag #wpghbookclub.

A Question of Power

aqop The next meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) comes off on Tuesday, 28th May, 2013. The meeting is from 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM.

This month, we are discussing Bessie Head's novel, A Question of Power. Copies of this book are available the University of Ghana bookshop in Legon. You can be a part of the discussion by following us on twitter, or on facebook. To share your thoughts on twitter, use the hash tag #wpghbookclub.

The Government Inspector

The next meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) comes off on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. The meeting is from 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM.

This month, we are discussing Nikolai Gogol's play, "The Government Inspector". You can be a part of the discussion by following us on twitter, or on facebook. To share your thoughts on twitter, use the hash tag #wpghbookclub.

Smouldering Charcoal

zelezaSC The next meeting of the Writers Project of Ghana Book and Discussion Club (Legon) comes off on the 26th of March, 2013.

Last month, the WPG Book and Discussion Club featured Kojo Laing's Search Sweet Country. This month, we are discussing Malawian writer Tiyambe Zeleza's novel, Smouldering Charcoal. Copies of this book are available at EPP bookshops in Accra and at the University of Ghana bookshop.

Date: Tuesday, 26th March, 2013
Time: 6.00 PM
Venue: University of Ghana.

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