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A Mythical Forest, a Professor on Nigeria, and Fate - Librarian Book Picks

By ZODML on 11 Aug, 2014

Check out this week’s selection of great books chosen by our librarians! You can find all of these awesome titles and more at our Community Library at 196 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Looking for your next great read? Search our catalogue and e-library or browse previous picks for inspiration.

In The Forest of Olodumare: A Translation of DO Fagunwa's Igbo Olodumare by Wole Soyinka

This translation of Igbo Oludumare embodies the creative ingenuity, inspiration and use of language that characterise the writing of both DO Fagunwa and Wole Soyinka.

Learn more about DO Fagunwa's life and writing in our Discover Nigeria section.

A Window on Nigeria by SO Biobaku

A Window on Nigeria is a selection of speeches and writings by Professor Saburi Biobaku covering historical, cultural and general topics. The author argues that the promise of a better future for Nigeria can only be attained with the proper development of the resources of the country.

Hands of Destiny by Thelma Odunwo

Omatsola Temietan is truly the son of his father, as he shares his traits of ambition, discipline, and determination. But these virtues lead to an attempt on his life which he narrowly escapes. This accident becomes a turning point in Omatsola's life, as it helps heals a wound that is over thirty-five years old.

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