What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can’t wait to read, selected for you by our librarian
Many Rivers to cross by Opesan Ola
The only thing on Shola's mind as he turned his back on Africa, was to return home to London to be with Jackie, now pregnant with their first child.
As he slipped into the hold of the cargo ship Azuero Reefer, to begin the first stage of his journey, he discovered he was not alone. Several other stowaways hiding among the cargo were as desperate to flee for a better life.
For days they dared to imagine that all was well, until they woke to find the ships crewmen standing over them, one with a gun...
A Month and a Day: A Detention Diary by Saro-Wiwa Ken
This book is the extraordinary and moving account of Ken Saro-Wiwa's period of detention in 1993,and is also his personal history of the man who gave voice to the campaign for basic human and political rights for the Ogoni people...
Sugar Girl by Onadipe Kola
Realia is missing from home under mysterious and unfortunate circumstances. Thereafter, she goes through ordeals, one after the other: first in the hands of a wicked witch and then a hunter.
Will she survive these ordeals and return home... And under what circumstance?...
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