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Reviewer: Tomiwa Ilori

Tomiwa Ilori lives in Nigeria in the midst of experiences. His views are constantly informed by the dynamism of the society and how that forms the fabric of our continued survival. He is also a firm believer that words can mould the world into form. Email: tomiwailori@gmail.com
By Tomiwa Ilori  Title: The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets Author: Khairy Shalaby Translator: Michael Cooperson Publisher: Hoopoe Number of pages: 327 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Fiction The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and...
By Tomiwa Ilori Title: The Peculiars Author: Jen Thorpe Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa (Pty) Ltd Number of pages: 243 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Fiction The vocabulary of psychiatry became expanded when psychoanalysis and its study occurred as social...

The Trigger-Happy Generation

By Tomiwa Ilori Title: Gang Town Author: Don Pinnock Publisher: NB Publishers Number of pages: 312 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Sociology ‘When I first killed a man in Hanover Park I was 13. It’s...

Dissections in the Anatomy of Crime

By Tomiwa Ilori Title: Easy Motion Tourist Author: Leye Adenle Publisher: Cassava Republic Press Number of pages: 327 Year of publication: 2016 Category: Fiction Although the perennial perpetuation of untruths about Nigeria can overwhelm, Easy...

A Witness’s Tale of Rediscoveries

By Tomiwa Ilori Title: Ó Ṣojú Mi Author: ‘Yinká Adébóyè Publisher: Yew Books Number of pages: 196 Year of publication: 2010 Category: Fiction Ó Ṣojú Mi is a Yorùbá novel set in western Nigeria, in...

Rhetoric of Pain and Other Resources

By Tomiwa Ilori Title: A Nation in Labour Author: Harriet Anena Publisher: Millenium Press Ltd Number of pages: 79 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry Pain sells. It is from it...

Counting an Amputee’s Nine Fingers

By Tomiwa Ilori Title: The House My Father Built Author: Adewale Maja-Pearce Publisher: Kachifo Limited Number of pages: 175 Year of publication: 2014 Category:...

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,...

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