In his debut book, Liberia in the Colorful World of Diplomacy, author John S. M. Yormie, Jr., an aspiring diplomat at the Monrovia-based Gabriel L. Dennis School of Foreign Service, elegantly and engagingly details Liberia’s landmark participation during the formation of major diplomatic institutions, while giving critical analysis about the impact of the first African republic’s membership and pivotal role in those organizations.
The prominent Liberian scholar, D. Elwood Dunn, has a new book out this month. Dr. Dunn’s new History of the Episcopal Church of Liberia Since 1980: A Sequel comes nearly two decades after the release of his first history of the church, covering 1821-1980.
Millennials in Liberia are taking the lead in educating their peers and young people about the history of the countryâ€™s 14 years of devastating civil war, a subject that is excluded from the syllabus in schools across the nation.
Liberian academician, activist, and author, Robtel Neajai Pailey, has released her second anti-corruption book titled, Jaadeh, a bassa language book.
On Saturday, November 3, the Treehouse Tech Workspace in Sinkor became the attraction of many literary enthusiasts excited about the Liberia launch of She Would Be King, the debut novel by U.S.-based Liberian author WayÃ©tu Moore.Â
Joseph Boakaiâ€™s tenure as vice president of Liberia has been relatively quiet, particularly when considering the attention lavished on the president in whose administration he serves.
In October of 2017, Liberians will return to the ballot box to choose their second democratically elected leader since the end of the civil war.
If the publicity around Helene Cooper’s new book is a reliable indicator, one would be hard pressed to expect a biography that does anything but draw on the tried and true single story that paints Liberia as a land torn by violence, where accountability is a luxury, and in which there is little to celebrate except the novelty of its female chief executive.