Continental drift: Africa39, an anthology of writing from south of the Sahara, is too good to miss

The Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, at the Hay Festival in 2012

In 2007, Britain’s Hay Festival collaborated with the Unesco World Book Capital project to publish Bogotá39, a literary collection that showcased the talents of 39 Latin American writers under the age of 40.

The book’s resounding success led to a second anthology three years later, the more ambitious and equally acclaimed Beirut39 which brought together the finest young Arab authors.

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