Friday, October 29, 2010

NIGERIA: Two Books A Month (TBAM) with Chioma Chuka

Chioma Chuka is a writer, broadcaster, producer, editor, columnist, blogger, compere, and post- graduate student at Birmingham City University in the UK, who blogs at fairygodsister,

Check out her TBAM plan here and lmk (or let Chioma know) if you want to help.

"To be buried in lava and not turn a hair, it is then a man shows what stuff he is made of."
— Samuel Beckett, Malone Dies

Saturday, October 23, 2010

"We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brothers-in-love. But always meeting ourselves."
—James Joyce, Ulysses

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

"I just write a song and I know it's going to be all right. I don't even know what it's going to say."
— Bob Dylan, 1965, KQED-TV

Thursday, October 7, 2010

To know yourself, abandon your position

Dialogue requires that in some way one abandons one's own position to enter into that of the other. The more I give myself to the other, the better I know myself and the more I acquire a unique identity. - Louis Dupré