Book Review – Welcome To Lagos

Book review - Welcome to lagos - Chibundu onuzo - African literature - Nigerian writer

Welcome to Lagos brings together characters that would normally have nothing to do with each other and breathes life into their relationship. It follows a couple of soldiers gone AWOL, an ex-militant with a fake American accent, a runaway (battered) housewife and a girl missing her parents as they travel from Bayelsa to Lagos for various reasons.

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New Book Releases – January 2017

Happy New Year!!! One of my many resolutions for 2017 is to read more new books by contemporary African Authors. In that spirit, I have decided to start a monthly feature on new books out of Africa. Feel free to add any new books you know will be published in January 2017 in the comments below. Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor I haven’t read the first instalment yet, still patiently waiting for new book mail. However, I have heard so many good things about Binti Nnedi Okorafor also won a Hugo Award for it in 2016; so I’m really excited to […]

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