Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Save Darfur

Long before Oprah's and George Clooney's interest in the Sudan, the okebookclub had selected the book Slave by Mende Nazer. This was a real eye opener to the modern day holocaust in Sudan. If you have not read it yet, I urge you to borrow or buy this book to appreciate one person's experience of living in Sudan. READ MORE.

Opal Mehta

So the publishers have permanently pulled all copies of Opal Mehta from the shelves. Apparently the book is beyond the revision stage. What an embarrassment for the writer! The contract has been cancelled so there will be no second book about Opal. The movie version has also been cancelled. Major embarrassment all around. What a mess! READ MORE.

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