A discussion of Petina Gappah's 'The Book of Memory'

the book of memory

Petina Gappah is a Zimbabwean lawyer and writer. This 2015 novel explores the experiences and consciousness of a woman on death row in Chikurubi prison, Harare. 


Speakers: Jonathan Herring (Law, University of Oxford ); Nicholas Queffurus (African studies, University of Oxford)


All welcome; no registration required. A  sandwich lunch will be served.



Fiction and Human Rights

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