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Boy, Snow, Bird; Nigerian Festivals: The Famous And not So Famous; A Journey to the Whispering Forest - Librarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 05/12/2016 - 15:12

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

 

Fiction

Boy, Snow, Bird by Oyeyemi Helen

Is an astonishing and enchanting novel with breath-taking feats of imagination,
allegory and real-surreal gyre on the complexities of race, ethnicity, identity and gender in our current world. It is majorly about three females- Boy, Snow and Bird.

Non-Fiction

Nigerian Festivals: The Famous And not So Famous by Awofeso  Pelu

Local festivals have always been an attraction for international visitors to Nigeria. While some are very well known abroad, quite a number of others are not. This book brings under one roof an interesting selection of these cultural fiestas, which take place year round and hundreds of kilometres apart…

Children Fiction

A Journey to the Whispering Forest by Are Olabisi

The dream of having children of their own compels a couple, Samosa and Kolala, to undertake a risky journey into the dreaded whispering forest. Their encounter with a shrivelled but benign enchantress that rules over the animal kingdom alters destiny and the perception of their society.

This book is a gripping story of fear, suffering, perseverance and triumph...

 

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