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‘My Books Of The Year.’ – Franklyne Ikediasor

2016 has been a great year for Nigerian literature and by extension African literature, and I am both personally excited for all that happened and looking forward to an even bigger 2017. As is customary with me at the end of each year, I will be sharing the best books ...

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BOOK REVIEW: Blackass

In Blackass, Igoni Barret does for Lagos what Chimamanda Adichie did for Nsukka in Purple Hibiscus; he lets us experience the city of Lagos and takes us right into the novel in typical Igoni style. Blackass introduces us to Furo Wariboko who woke up one morning and discovered he was ...

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BOOK REVIEW: Love Is Power Or Something Like That

I was introduced to Igoni Barret when I read BlackAss, which I thought was a very good read. So I wasn’t hesitant when it came to reading his collection of short stories, Love Is Power Or Something Like That; I was already familiar with his writing style and his technique ...

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