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Imagine this, Mammy Water in Igbo Culture, Koku Baboni - Librarian Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 06/03/2017 - 14:43

What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books, selected for you by our librarian. You can find these awesome titles and more at our Community Library at 196 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Fiction

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...

Non-fiction

Mammy Water in Igbo Culture by Jell-Bahlsen, Sabine

This is the most informative and evocative study yet on the Water Goddess in Igbo Cosmology. It explores the the beliefs, rituals, and social organisation associated with women’s power.

Children Story Book

Koku Baboni by Onadipe, Kola

Koku ,one of a set of twins is customarily abandoned and left to perish. Is it right to do that? What about our Human Right to Live. Did he survive the ordeal,... what was the result of his experience?

 

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