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Wole Soyinka to publish first novel in almost 50 years

It’s amazing how well it is possible not to write books.

8 thoughts on “Prevarication”

  1. He is going to tear up his green card if Drumpf wins; is anyone keeping a list of these people so we can monitor compliance?

  2. ‘He returned to Nigeria in 1998 after Abacha’s death, and destroyed his green card after the election of Donald Trump in 2016.’

    Presumably saving it 2 decades in hopes of finding a good reason to ceremonially burn it.

    Note Guardian writer, Alison Flood, trying to squeeze too much into one sentence. First half makes second half moot.

  3. Ummmm, when Gamecock was a hippie, he and friends would publicly burn our draft cards.

    To tweak the public. Not really protesting the war.

    The Draft Board sent a new card every year. We could throw the old cards into the bin, or we could burn them in the public square. Way more fun. Except the people in my small town didn’t much care.

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