Tag: Nigeria

Review: What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

I loved this book of short stories.  Arimah has a really vivid way of telling a story, and her stories covered a wide range of issues and genres.  The title story was one of the most interesting.  The narrator is a mathematician in a… Continue Reading “Review: What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah”

Stay With Me by Ayòbámi Adébáyò

I found this book about a marriage in Nigeria fascinating and meaningful, although it wasn’t quite what I expected. The story begins with a married couple who now live apart.  Yejide is going to see her husband after many years for his father’s funeral.… Continue Reading “Stay With Me by Ayòbámi Adébáyò”

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I can’t say enough good things about this book. It really made me think about what it means to be an immigrant in this country, and what it means to be an African immigrant in this country as opposed to an African-American. Obinze and… Continue Reading “Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie”

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