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Ben Okri

About The Author

Ben OkriPODCAST OF FOYLES EVENT AVAILABLE HERE

Nigerian-born poet and author Ben Okri is the author of eight novels, including the Booker-Prize-winning The Famished Road, the first in a trilogy, and Starbook, as well as collections of poetry, short stories and essays. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has won numerous international prizes, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Africa, the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction and the Chianti Rufino-Antico Fattore. He is a Vice-President of the English Centre of International PEN and was presented with a Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. He was awarded the OBE in 2001.

Ben came to Foyles to discuss Wild, his latest book of poetry with theatre journalist Al Senter. You can listen to the podcast here.

Below is a list of Ben's books currently in print; you may fnd different editions in our New and Used Marketplace.

Available Titles By This Author

Songs Of Enchantment
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£8.99
 
Incidents At The Shrine
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£8.99
 
Stars Of The New Curfew
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£8.99
 
Infinite Riches
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£9.99
 
The Famished Road
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
£9.99
 
An African Elegy
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£10.00
 
Starbook
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£9.99
 
Wild
(Hardback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£12.99
 
Dangerous love
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£9.99
 

Currently out of stock

A Time For New Dreams
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£12.99
 
Tales of Freedom
(Paperback)
Ben Okri
 
 
£9.99
 

Past Events for this Author

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