Saturday, September 24, 2022

Reviewer: Ayodele Ibiyemi

Ayodele Ibiyemi is a lifetime student of Literature. He is also a reader who writes occasionally. For him, words are what makes the intractable world livable. Ayo tweets at @ayo_eagles. He was a Wawa Book Review Young Literary Critics Fellow.
By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Ta L’olè Ajọ́mọgbé? Author: Kọ́lá Akínlàdé Publisher: University Press PLC Number of pages: 151 Year of publication: 1992 Category: Fiction Kọ́lá Akínlàdé’s novel, Ta L’olè Ajọ́mọgbé? (Who is the Kidnapper?), was published in 1992, when Nigeria was...
By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: The Open Door Author: Latifa al-Zayyat Translator: Marilyn Booth Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 383 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Fiction The Open Door begins with a protest by young Egyptians against the monarchy in which Mahmud Sulayman is injured. His...

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...

Little Fires Everywhere

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Embers Author: Soji Cole Publisher: Omojojolo Books (Emotion Press) Number of pages: 101 Year of publication: 2018 Category: Drama One of the raging arguments...

Delaying the Evil Day

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Maybe Tomorrow Author: Soji Cole Publisher: Kraft Books Limited Number of pages: 79 Year of publication: 2013 Category: Drama One of the issues attracting the...

Appraising the Bliss of Innocence

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Deserted Author: Bob G Kisiki Publisher: Rhema Books Number of pages: 218 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Fiction For Uganda, long years of dictatorship seem to have affected...

His-Story of Nigerian Football

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: A Story of Heroes and Epics: The History of Football in Nigeria Author: Wiebe Boer Publisher: Bookcraft Ltd Number of pages: 159 Year of publication: 2018 ...

In Search of a New Order

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Conversations about the Youth in Kenya Author: Raphael Obonyo Publisher: The Youth Congress Number of pages: 61 Year of publication: 2015 ...

African Solutions to World Problems: A Review of Kayode Oguntebi’s Viral Load

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Viral Load Author: Kayode Oguntebi Publisher: Parrésia Publishers Ltd Number of pages: 369 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Fiction Viral Load is a thoughtful story of...

Against Liberalism and Idealism

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Euphoria of Sophistry Author: Terseer Sam Baki Publisher: SEVHAGE Publishers Number of pages: 62 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry Terseer Sam Baki’s...

The Portrait of the Poet as a Historian

By Ayodele Ibiyemi  Title: Iconography Author: Peter Akinlabi Publisher: Khalam Editions Number of pages: 84 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Poetry This collection, Iconography, can be read as history, as...

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