Category > Book Picks from Our Librarians

Book Picks from Our Librarians

Everyday is for the Thief, The Nigeria of Our Dream, Mayowa and the Masquerades - Libarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 01/08/2016 - 14:51

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

 

 Everyday is for the Thief by Cole, Teju  (Fiction)

 A young man decides to revisit Nigeria after a long absence. Ahead lies the difficult journey back to the family house and all its memories, meetings with childhood friends, and above all, an encounter with the paradox that is Nigeria...

 

The Bride Price, Dreams of a Patriot and Darkness in Malata- Librarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 25/07/2016 - 16:35

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

 

The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta (Nigerian Fiction)

Always remember that you are mine says Aku-nna's father before he dies. But as Aku-nna approaches womanhood, her ambitious Uncle plans to marry her off for a high bride price. Caught in a web of tradition, lust and greed, Aku-nna falls for the one young man she is forbidden to love.

 

Dreams of a Patriot by Oluneye Oluwole (Nigerian Non Fiction)

Estrangement, Harmattan Haze on an African Spring and The Chicken Chasers- Librarian Book Picks

By Regina Alabere on Mon, 18/07/2016 - 14:02

 

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

 

Estrangement by Elechi Amadi (Nigerian Fiction)

As the refugees return, filling bars and greeting the friends they thought were dead, it seems as if normality has returned. For Alekiri, Ibekwe, Major Dansuku and Christie however, the end of war does not bring healing. Isolated and confused, they have to face the legacy of their own broken and disturbed lives.

Empty Arms, My Thorny Road to Government House and Chijike- Librarian Book Picks

By Regina Alabere on Mon, 27/06/2016 - 12:10

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

 

 

Empty Arms by Adenubi, Mobolaji- Fiction

 

This study examines the feminist perspectives. It has raised the female consciousness to withstand the grains of patriarchy. The work examines what feminism is, the changes that have taken place in the portrayal of women in the society, a vivid description of gender inequality, its adverse effect on women and the steps taken to correct it.

 

 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Book Picks from Our Librarians