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In this episode, Nigerian author Helon Habila is in conversation with Bongani Kona about his new book, Travellers. This novel tracks the experiences of African migrants in Europe, based on interviews Helon had done himself. This is a conversation about travelling – Helon’s life as a traveller, as well as the travels of displaced people across the European continent.

This podcast is brought to you by our sponsor, the Heinrich Boell Foundation. Our producer is Andri Burnett.

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One response to “Travellers”

  1. Thank you for this profoundly empathatic conversation.
    Extremely moving and rushing to read this powerful novel.

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