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Reviewer: Tolu Akinwole

Tolu Akinwole is a student of literature. Because talk is cheap, he writes.
By Tolu Akinwole  Title: Niyi Osundare: A Literary Biography Author: Sule E Egya Publisher: SEVHAGE Publishers Number of pages: 334 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Biography Some people’s lives compel biographies, and Niyi Osundare is one of them. Or how else does one...
By Tolu Akinwole Title: Menorahs and Minarets Author: Kamal Ruhayyim Translator: Sarah Enany Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 256 Year of publication: 2017 Category: Fiction ‘They could hardly believe what they were seeing: a dead Jew, and a Muslim funeral’ (p 249). These...

What about Meera?

By Tolu Akinwole Title: What about Meera Author: Z P Dala Publisher: Umuzi Number of pages: 256 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction What about Meera is not a...

Of the Crescent and the Crown

By Tolu Akinwole Title: The Televangelist Author: Ibrahim Essa Translator: Jonathan Wright Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 483 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Fiction In keeping with the need, in...

In Memory of a Coloured Crime

By Tolu Akinwole Title: Born a Crime and Other Stories Author: Trevor Noah Publisher: Pan Macmillan South Africa Number of pages: 342 Year of publication: 2016 Category:...

The Many Shades of Water

By Tolu Akinwole Title: Water: New Short Fiction from Africa Editors: Nick Mulgrew and Karina Szczurek Publisher: Short Story Day Africa Number of pages: 272 Year of...

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