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1st Jun 2019

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature presents Nnedi Okorafor: Who Fears Death

Discover a powerful story of love, rebellion and magical destiny set in post-apocalyptic Africa. Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death is being adapted for television by HBO and George RR Martin, and follows the journey of Onye – a woman on a quest for vengeance against her sorcerous father.

A winner of the Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Awards as well as the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature, Nnedi’s recent work also includes the Binti trilogy, Lagoon, a story in a new Star Wars anthology and a comic starring pre-Islamic Arab hero Antar the Black Knight.

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About the Podcast

Best of the Emirates LitFest
Author interviews and sessions from the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
On this podcast you will find full session recordings from the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and festival author interviews with Emirates ICE, as well as some special features.

The Festival is the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, connecting readers with authors and books.

The Festival is organised by the Emirates Literature Foundation, a non-profit NGO established to spread the love of literature.