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Wole Soyinka on Nigeria: ‘It’s like something has broken in society’

9 mins | Sep 30, 2021
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The country through the eyes of its most prestigious writer. Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian playwright and poet who became the first African to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, released his third book, "Chronicles From the Land of the Happiest People on Earth". Neil Munshi reveals how Soyinka's most recent work takes aim at the country's 'deteriorating' political and civil values and explores how the author is still comforted by an explosion of young Nigerian talent in the arts.
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