Consisting of 320 interesting pages and published by Algonquin Books on April 1, 2012, this book was written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, one of the most vital and original novelists of her generation. This book is about fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja who lives an advantaged life in Enugu, Nigeria.
SOUNDS OF JOY, the autobiography of Segun Akinlolu (Beautiful Nubia). A story of honest dreams come true; win over a restricting, inadequately organized climate; and triumph over negativism.
A book that could rouse those in need of motion, encourage those seeking traction and breathe new life into those trapped in "dull spots".
Spanning the first 34 years of the Artist's life, in more than 340 pages, it features the roots and conceivable outcomes of the Redeemable Mess called Nigeria and, with humor and happiness, pushes the reader towards individual and communal renewal.
The book - We Should All Be Feminists can be read as a preliminary to get women's liberation.
While the writer shares her experiences of confronting gender-based discrimination and those of her loved ones in Nigeria, the issues introduced in the book are as yet general in the sense, individuals across the world can identify with them.
The two aspects of the books that I have basically centered on in this review are: the stereotypical idea of feminism and the word feminist; and the process of normalization.
Different issues talked about by the creator are: invisibilization, pay gap, raising young ladies and young men in an unexpected way, culture and gender.
From the award winning creator of We Should All Be Feminists - the story is about the narrative of two Nigerians advancing in the U.S. also, the UK, bringing up widespread issues of race, having a place, the abroad experience for the African diaspora, and the quest for identity and a home.
Ifemelu and Obinze are youthful and in love when they left military-administered Nigeria for the West. Delightful, confident Ifemelu sets out toward America, where regardless of her scholarly achievement, she is compelled to wrestle with being dark for the first time.
Calm, smart Obinze had would have liked to join her, however with post-9/11 America closed to him, he rather dives into a risky, undocumented life in London.
After fifteen years, they rejoin in a recently democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion for one another and for their country.
The joys of motherhood is a gripping fascinating tale of a woman - Nnu Ego who gives everything away to the cultural responsibility of a woman needing to be fertile and produce sons. The Joys of Motherhood is a fundamental text in the wider cannon of Nigerian postcolonial literature. The story of Nnu Ego will stay with the reader for a long, long time.
Ireke Onibudo is a Yoruba literature novel that narrates the life of a man name who shares the same name as the book.
In this book, Ireke is a regular man who is looking for the significance of life like the majority of us. It follows his peculiar however exciting journey from beggar to Oba (King).
By self control, moral restraint and sheer favorable luck, he wins over misfortune to turn into a commended warlord and honorable man.
His story runs alongside by a tale told by his dead mother.
The Famished Road is an original that sets out, not to tell a conventional story, but rather to plan and clarify a whole lifestyle and a whole perspective of Africa, where myths are real, the dead are ever-present and the line among dream and the truth is obscured
Set in an anonymous African villager, Nigerian creator Ben Okris novel The Famished Road (1991) recounts the narrative of Azaro who is a spirit child or abiku, a term used to portray a kid who is bound to die prior to arriving at adolescence.
Lie to me by Longrin Wetten is splendidly written, It catch impeccably, the exercises in a regular Nigerian university and transforms it into a wonderful romance story embedded with solid ethics.
The creator takes us through recognizable scenes; the hot headed pursue of a man yearning for a lady, the woman's determination and defenses, and afterward the much anticipated breaking point.
It is a turned labyrinth of betrayal, falsehoods, allegations and a tragic horrifying demise.