A Woman Alone

A Woman Alone is a collection of autobiographical writings, sketches, and essays that covers the entire span of Bessie Head's creative life, up to her death in 1986 at the age of 49. Born the child of a wealthy South African white woman and a black servant who tended to the woman's family's race horses, Head's birth is apparently considered a scandal.  Up to her death in 1986 at the age of 49. 

Aditu Olodumare

This book’s name can be translated as the mysteries of God, written by prolific writer David Fagunwa. David O. Fagunwa is the writer of the first full-length novel in Yoruba language. Fagunwa’s works characteristically take the form of loosely constructed picaresque fairy tales containing many folklore elements: spirits, monsters, gods, magic, and witchcraft. 


From the award winning creator of We Should All Be Feminists - the story is about the narrative of two Nigerians advancing in the U.S. also, the UK, bringing up widespread issues of race, having a place, the abroad experience for the African diaspora, and the quest for identity and a home. Ifemelu and Obinze are youthful and in love when they left military-administered Nigeria for the West. Delightful, confident Ifemelu sets out toward America, where regardless of her scholarly achievement, she is compelled to wrestle with being dark for the first time. Calm, smart Obinze had would have liked to join her, however with post-9/11 America closed to him, he rather dives into a risky, undocumented life in London. After fifteen years, they rejoin in a recently democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion for one another and for their country.

Arrow Of God

Chinua Achebe's 1964 novel Arrow of God depicts an Ibo pioneer as he defies the British directors and missionaries in his town. The novel spotlights on Ezeulu, who is the High Priest of Ulu. Ulu is the main divinity in the town of Umuaro, and he united six warring towns to create a strong community that shares fundamental beliefs however preserve local village traditions. Since Ezeulu is half god and half man, he battles to recognize what is human will and what is heavenly will. This contention becomes more relevant as new difficulties, in the form of British position and Christian religion, question the pecking orders and convictions whereupon the community was built.

Becoming Nigerian

Originally published on the 4th of March 2020 and authored by Elnathan John, Becoming Nigerian: A Guide is a humorous annotation on the different Nigerians you are likely to meet at home and abroad, on your way to heaven or to hell. Becoming Nigerian is a despicably comical and sour guide to how to be a Nigerian.

Born a Crime

The book tells the story of Trevor Noah growing up in South Africa during the apartheid era. The memoir of a growing mixed-race son of a white father and a black mother who was categorized as "coloured" in agreement to the apartheid system of racial grouping.


Efuru is a novel by Flora Nwapa. The book is about a talented, brilliant, and beautiful Igbo woman named Efuru. She falls in love with a poor farmer called Adizua and flees with him, disappointing her people as he did not even perform the traditional wine carrying and pay her bride price.

Fate of a Cockroach and Other Plays

An intense parody of sorts on government, marriage, and psychology. Tawfiq al-Hakim is one of Egypts most famous playwright, and also one of its most important essayists and novelists. While reading the play there was a feeling of ambivalence towards the theme of the play. The play, although intense, will give you a calm feeling as if you are a kid reading your favorite story book.

Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun is a novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie published in 2006. The book tells the story of the Biafran War through the viewpoint of the characters Olanna, Ugwu, and Richard. Adichie interlaces together the lives of three characters swept up in the instability of the era.

How to Borrow God’s Brain to Succeed

This book is filled with principles, tactics and ideas to turn your past failures to success. Written by the award-winning author, Felix Duyilemi, this book has a life transforming message for you. It explains a 'God's success template' that you can imitate in your life.

Ibibio Names: their structure and their meanings

Written by Okon E Essien and published in Ibadan: Daystar Press, 1986. The Ibibio people are people found in southern Nigeria. They are frequently found in Akwa Ibom and Cross River. They are associated with the Annang, and Efik people.

Ireke Onibudo

Ireke Onibudo is a Yoruba literature novel that narrates the life of a man name who shares the same name as the book. In this book, Ireke is a regular man who is looking for the significance of life like the majority of us. It follows his peculiar however exciting journey from beggar to Oba (King). By self control, moral restraint and sheer favorable luck, he wins over misfortune to turn into a commended warlord and honorable man. His story runs alongside by a tale told by his dead mother.
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