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WIN AN ARUNDHATI ROY T-SHIRT IN OUR MARCH COMPETITION

Win a T-shirt from Philosophy football.
Mark Perryman
17 March 2010

Arundhati Roy is an inspirational writer and campaigner. Winner of the 1997 Booker Prize she is perhaps now best known for activism on issues of social justice and economic inequality, in her home country India but also worldwide. Philosophy Football have turned Arundhati's vision of another, feminised world into a T-shirt. Available from www.philosophyfootball.com we have 5 to be won in our March competition.

What was the name of Arundhati Roy's novel which won the 1997 Booker prize?

To enter email your answer with name, preferred T-shirt size and full address to [email protected] No purchase necessary to enter, entries close 31 March 2010.

Congratulations! To Naveen Kumar, Rosanne Purnwasie, Bronwyn O'Keefe, Alex Rhys-Taylor and Paolo Riva. All winners of a Free Nelson Mandela anniversary T-shirt in our February competition, also available from www.philosophyfootball.com 

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Book: The Sex Lives of African Women

Join Black feminist author Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah to talk about her book “The Sex Lives of African Women,” in which she features the stories of more than 30 women (most using pseudonyms) giving us rare insights into how they navigate, negotiate and enjoy sex, sexuality and relationships across generations and borders.

Among them are monogamous, polyamorous, kinky, queer, transgender and celibate stories. This makes Darkoa’s book groundbreaking in showing the diverse sexualities of African women.

Nana will be joined by the African feminist writer and editor Rosebell Kagumire - who reviewed the book for openDemocracy. More speakers TBC.

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