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December Author Spotlight : Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani December 5, 2019 – Posted in: Author Spotlight, Uncategorized

Adaobi Tricia Obinne Nwaubani is a Nigerian novelist, humorist, essayist and journalist. Her debut novel, I Do Not Come to you by Chance, won the 2010 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book (Africa), a Betty Trask First Book award, and was named by the Washington Post as one of the Best Books of 2009. Her debut Young Adult novel, Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree, based on interviews with girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, was…

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November Read : The Chibok Girls by Helon Habila November 8, 2017 – Posted in: The Chibok Girls

Our Book for the month of November is THE CHIBOK GIRLS by HELON HABILA. Chibok girls tells the story of The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamic Militancy in Nigeria. The Chibok Girls provides poignant portraits of everyday Nigerians whose lives have been transformed by extremist forces. Habila illuminates the long history of colonialism – and unmasks cultural and religious dynamics – that gave rise to the conflicts that have ravaged the region to this day.

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