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Black Ghosts: Noo Saro-Wiwa’s new book is a powerful reflection on Africans in China

Black Ghosts: Noo Saro-Wiwa’s new book is a powerful reflection on Africans in China

NOO SARO-WIWA is a celebrated Nigerian-born travel writer. Her latest book is Black Ghosts. It explores, with candour and compassion, the lives of several African economic migrants living in China, a group of people who are key to trade between the continents. As a scholar of African travel writing and mobility, among other fields, I read the book with keen interest and then asked Saro-Wiwa more about it. JANET REMMINGTON, Research Associate, Humanities Research Centre (and African Literature Department, University of the Witwatersrand), University of York Janet Remmington: Let’s start with the title: Black Ghosts. And the subtitle which outlines…
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