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Hopes's Wristwatch, Out of a Bleak Landscape, Boys Masquerade and the Sacred Tree - Librarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 10/10/2016 - 11:21

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

Hopes's Wristwatch by Marinho Tony (Fiction)

 

In this brilliant new collection of short stories and poems, the author creatively illuminates various aspects of life we are all faced with and in which everyone can relate to...

 

Out of a Bleak Landscape by Don Pedro Ibiba (Non-Fiction)

 

Things fall Apart, The Man Died, Tales out of School - Librarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Wed, 05/10/2016 - 11:01

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

 

Things fall Apart by Achebe Chinua (Fiction)

 The novel depicts the life of Okonkwo, a leader and local wrestling champion in Umuofia - one of a fictional group of nine villages in Nigeria inhabited by the Igbo people. It focuses on his family and personal history, the customs and society of the Igbo and the influence of British colonialism and Christian missionaries on the Igbo community during the late nineteenth century.

 

Kolera koleg, Climate of Fear, Hero Number One - Librarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Thu, 15/09/2016 - 11:17

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

Kolera koleg by Osofisan, Femi (Fiction)

Kolera koleg is a satirical novel which presents the comedy
of politics in a style that is brilliantly funny and reveals
a penetrating insight into the human weakness that too often
affect the conduct of public affairs...

Climate of Fear by Soyinka, Wole (Non-fiction)

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