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Love is Power or Something Like that, Jailed for Life: A Reporter's Prison Notes, Appointment with AIDS - Librarian Book Picks

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 13/03/2017 - 15:10

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

Love is Power or Something Like that by Barrett, A. Igoni

Love is Power, Or Something Like That is a phenomenal short story collection from the A. Igoni

In these nine blistering stories cavort jealous husbands, kissing cousins, teenage internet hustlers, democratic bus rides, home exorcisms and bowls of dubious catfish pepper soup: this is a searing, savage portrait of an utterly modern Nigeria.

Non-fiction

Jailed for Life: A Reporter's Prison Notes by Ajibade, Kunle

This book tells the tales and travails of the author Kunle Ajibade who was sentenced to jail for life by the military junta of the ruler General Sani Abacha over stories he wrote about...

Stories

Appointment with AIDS by Agoziem, Chukwubike

Veronica is a wayward girl who was introduced to sexual activities at a very early age. Before long,she got pregnant and had to marry the man who impregnated her...

This book holds the reader spellbound till its last page. it is a great story that centers on the spread of  HIV/AIDS.

 

Feeling Inspired?

Join over 8,000 users of our Community library today at 196, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, and enjoy unlimited access to thousands of books, DVDs, Free WiFi and quiet reading rooms. Search our catalogue and e-library or browse previous picks for more inspiration.

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