Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series: Aung San Suu Kyi
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Political opposition leader, Nobel Peace laureate and now MP, Aung San Suu Kyi spent much of the past two decades under house arrest. She has come to symbolise the struggle of Burma’s people to be free of widespread and systematic abuses. Our daily series today features extracts from her writings, such as Freedom from Fear. Reading today: Maziar Bahari, Chibundu Onuzo and Joan Bakewell. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival
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Reviews & features
Prolific young Nigerian author Chibundu Onuzo to talk at the 2012 Book Festival9 Aug 2012
Looking to a future beyond books
Chibundu Onuzo’s tale is a heartening one for young writers. The Nigerian-born author began her first novel when she was just 17 and secured a two-book deal with Faber at 19, before being published at 21. Her debut, The Spider King’s Daughter, follows…
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