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Chigozie Obioma: A Relentless Quest For Knowledge

Fiction Writers

Chigozie Obioma is an award-winning Nigerian writer.  He is also an Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Chigozie Obioma has been dubbed ‘the heir to Chinua Achebe’ by the The New York Times.  In…

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Naomi Duguid: Trying To Understand The World

Food & Drink

Naomi Duguid is a food writer and photographer, based in Toronto.  She has also co-authored six wonderful cookbooks that have helped people cook great food all over the globe.  In 2012, Naomi Duguid released her first solo publication, entitled Burma:…

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Angie Hobbs: Furnishing Our Imaginations

Education, Philosophy

Angie Hobbs is the Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, a position which was created specifically for her.  Angie earned her degree in Classics and a PhD in Ancient Philosophy at New Hall, University…

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Mario Batali: Flipping Crisp Paper Pages

Food & Drink

Mario Batali is a world renowned chef, restauranteur and author, who received his first formal culinary training at Le Cordon Bleu in London.  He did not last long however, as he shortly left to instead become an apprentice with the…

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