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'The Nigerwife' by Vanessa Walters is our 'GMA' Book Club pick for May

"The Nigerwife," the debut novel from international journalist and playwright Vanessa Walters, is our "GMA" Book Club pick for May.

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Bernardine Evaristo: 2023 Is A Breakthrough Year For Black British Women Novelists

I was recently interviewed by a journalist who asked me for book recommendations, and I made a point of mentioning some of the Black British women’s novels being published this year. My host asked me why it mattered who had written them. “Aren’t they just novels?”

Your Spring 2023 Reading List: 10 New Books We Love

Recommending books is a privilege I do not take lightly. When considering the slew of spring titles, I wanted to find fresh voices—writers who are telling stories in new ways or from different perspectives. Some of my picks are written by first-timers, others by seasoned pros hitting their stride.


The Soho Book Club: Afua Hirsch picks five powerful reads by women

This month, the Soho Book Club is celebrating Women’s History Month with a spotlight on the works of five female authors, handpicked by none other than changemaking journalist, filmmaker and Soho House member Afua Hirsch. As the author of multiple bestsellers, including Brit(ish): On Race, Identity And Belonging, Equal To Everything and Look Again: Empire, Hirsch knows a thing or two about what makes a great book. 

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Amy Aniobi Developing Vanessa Walters’ Novel ‘The Nigerwife’ At HBO

EXCLUSIVE: Amy Aniobi (Insecure, 2 Dope Queens) and her production company SuperSpecial, have acquired the rights to the upcoming novel The Nigerwife by author Vanessa Walters to develop into a drama series under her overall deal at HBO. Both Aniobi and Walters will executive produce; Aanch Khaneja will co-executive produce on behalf of SuperSpecial.

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