Saturday, September 24, 2022

Reviewer: Jumoke Verissimo

Jumoke Verissimo is widely published in magazines and journals across continents. She has written two books of poetry, I Am Memory (2008) and The Birth of Illusion (2015).

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By Jumoke Verissimo Title: Stay with Me Author: Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ Publisher: Ouida Books Number of pages: 306 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Fiction For many newly-weds, aside from the many domestic variables, a vital hope for the marriage is that the bride...
By Jumoke Verissimo Title: Song of Lawino Author: Okot p’Bitek Publisher: East African Publishing House Number of pages: 216 Year of publication: 1966 Category: Poetry It is fifty years since the book Song of Lawino first got published. The volume of poetry by the legendary Ugandan poet was...

The Spirit of the Desert and the Legend It Births

By Jumoke Verissimo Title: Anubis Author: Ibrahim al-Koni Translator: William M Hutchins Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press Number of pages: 184 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Fiction Anubis is a novel that needs to be...

This Is How History Is Fortified

By Jumoke Verissimo Title: With My Head above the Parapet: An Insider Account of the ANC in Power Author: Ben Turok Publisher: Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd Number of pages: 214 Year...

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