Book Reviews

Colour is Simply Complicated: Exploring Issa Rae’s “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl”.

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The discourse around race has become more prominent as many people are seeing racism more institutionalised and vocalised. The marginalised are beginning to speak louder to push governments to be more sensitive to the needs of minorities and ensure that legislations work for all not just for selected ‘privileged’ few. However, Issa Rae’s humorous yet […]

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He Never Killed a Man Until…

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A young man moves from being a student under a Malam to becoming a street kid moving with other bandits who brag about killing others. He actually didn’t like killing but his crew got recruited by a political party to cause chaos after they lost an election. He then storms the opposition party’s office with […]

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Omo: The Story of Many Girls.

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It’s been a long time we had a book review and it is interesting to note that the book I want to explore today is Daily Trust Most Anticipated Book of 2018. Omo by Alexander Ochogwu could not have been released at a better time than now because its topicalities reflects the modern tragedies of […]

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The Dreams of Youths and the Nightmares of Reality: A Reading of Chinyere Chukwudi-Okeh’s “From the Crevices of Corps Hearts”.

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The beautiful thing about art is in its ability to explore every facet of life and present them in the most appealing way. This can be said of Chinyere Chukwudi-Okeh’s book From the Crevices of Corps Hearts.  I personally have not read many books that talk about the National Youth Service experience the way this […]