Saturday, September 24, 2022

Freedom

By Ona Akinde  Title: Zura Maids Author: Apio Eunice Otuko Publisher: FEMRITE Publications Limited Number of pages: 300 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Fiction When we tell our stories...

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Fiction

Poetry

By Ofuonyeadi Chukwudumebi Mercy Title: Collective Amnesia  Author: Koleka Putuma Publisher: uHlanga Press Number of pages: 111 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Poetry Koleka Putuma’s debut poetry collection, Collective Amnesia, is a collection of fifty-one poems divided into three...

A Poetic Awareness of the Self

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Liminal Author: Douglas Reid Skinner Publisher: uHlanga Press Number of pages: 77 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Poetry Liminal is Douglas Reid Skinner’s seventh collection of poems, and the age and experience of the poet are obvious...

The Yearnings of Our Hearts

By Omotola Otubela Title: Wondering and Wandering of Hearts Editors: Susan N Kiguli and Hilda J Twongyeirwe Publisher: FEMRITE Publications Limited Number of pages: 255 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Poetry ‘he happiest aspect of this anthology for...

Children

Drama

Essays

By Tade Ipadeola Title: Writing Namibia: Literature in Transition Editors: Sarala Krishnamurthy and Helen Vale Publisher: University of Namibia Press Number of pages: 379 Year of publication: 2018 Category: Essays Namibia hosts pristine terrain, geologists and biologists tell us, holding vital clues from the...

Weaving the Past, Present and Future

By Nureni Ibrahim  Title: Can Anything Good Come Out of History? Author: Obaro Ikime Publisher: Bookcraft Ltd Number of pages: 321 Year of publication: 2018 Category: Essays Obaro Ikime, historian and retired professor of the University of Ibadan, hopes to fill...

Literature as an Initiative for Social Change: The Effects of the Society on the African Woman

By Ofuonyeadi Chukwudumebi Mercy Title: Things I Will Tell My Daughter: Uncensored Truths on Love, Money and Womanhood Author: Joan Thatiah Number of pages: 180 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Essays Joan Thatiah’s Things I Will Tell My Daughter,...

Guest Reviews

On Motherhood: A Love Story

By Tolulope Odebunmi Title: Tales of Mother Author: Dupe Kuku Publisher: Coal Media Number of pages: 124 Year of publication: 2018 Category: Memoirs (Short Stories) In this collection of stories and reminiscences, Ms Kuku immortalises her mother, Mrs...
By Seye Bassir Title: How to Win Elections in Africa Author: Chude Jideonwo with Adebola Williams Publisher: Kamsi Farafina Number of pages: 280 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Politics How does one win elections in Africa? A humorous answer to this question...

The Animist Swath

By Tade Ipadeola Title: Animist Chants and Memorials  Author: Harry Garuba Publisher: Kraft Books Ltd Number of pages: 79 Year of publication: 2018 Category: Poetry ‘Can we ever again shred the drapery of the word and return to the fullness of the spell and the...

Memoirs

Young Adult

Autobiography

By Vuyo Mzini Title: I Want to See the Sun Rise Author: Sam Shakong Publisher: Xarra Books Ltd Number of pages: 208 Year of publication: 2019 Category: Autobiography Fatherhood is tenuous. At the worst of times, a level of substantiating proof is required...

Others

The Statecraft of Winning Elections in Africa

By Seye Bassir Title: How to Win Elections in Africa Author: Chude Jideonwo with Adebola Williams Publisher: Kamsi Farafina Number of pages: 280 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Politics How does one win elections in Africa? A humorous answer to this question...

The Past That Is Not History

By Tomiwa Ilori Title: Regarding Muslims: From Slavery to Post-Apartheid Author: Gabeba Baderoon Publisher: Wits University Press Number of pages: 207 Year of publication: 2014 Category: History The book Regarding Muslims seeks, as its fundamental objective, to theorise the history of Muslims in Cape...