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Soldiers of Fortune, Ex-Minister’s Death & UnderBridge – Librarian Book Picks

By Caroline on Wed, 03/06/2015 - 11:27

What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can’t wait to read, selected for you by our librarian.

Death of an Ex-Minister by El Saadawi, Nawal

In his mother's arm, a government minister describes an encounter with a junior employee, a woman, who would not submit. Shattering his preconceived notions of acceptable behavior, the incident leads ultimately to the man's breakdown, dismissal and death...

 

A Historical Reading Adventure with Bukola Akinrogbe at ZODML

By Caroline on Wed, 20/05/2015 - 11:11

Students of Wahab Folawiyo Junior High School and Akande Dahunsi Memorial Junior High School had an interesting reading session at ZODML Community Library with guest anchor, Bukola Akinrogbe, ZODML staff.

The title of the book discussion was 'Sybil Ludington: Freedom's Brave Rider'. The story book told of a young American girl named Sybil Ludington’s experience, living in New York at a time when the U.S was under the British rule.

The reading programme commenced at 10.30am with each of the students introducing themselves and informing us of their favourite foods.

To America, To Serve & Hero Number One – Librarian Book Picks

By Caroline on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 15:02

Have you decided what to read this week? Check out the top three books we can’t wait to read, selected for you by our librarian.

To America and Back Alive! By Fafunwa, Babs

This book is the second of the trilogy, first published as Up and On! A Nigerian Teacher's Odyssey. This part of the story deals with the author's experiences, exploits, frustrations and triumphs in the white man's land of the forties and fifties.

Imagine This, Democratic Practice & Coal Camp Boy – Librarian Book Picks

By Caroline on Mon, 13/04/2015 - 15:42

 

What’s on your must-read list this week? Check out the top three books we can’t wait to read this week, selected for you by our librarians!

 

Imagine This by Adeniran, Sade

Since the age of 9, Lola Ogunwole has written a diary. Born in London to Nigerian parents, Lola and her brother Adebola grow up in a foster home after their mother abandons them. They are briefly reunited with their father when, in danger of losing them for good, he moves them back to Nigeria to live.

 

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