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NYSC Adventures, a Brave Boy and Soyinka's Essays: Librarian Picks

By ZODML on 26 Mar, 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.

Placards by John Ighodaro

Social decay has overtaken an unnamed African country and corruption lies like a thick dark cloud over the land. But a young boy stumbles on an idea and unleashes a revolution.

Interventions: Volume One by Wole Soyinka

The first volume of a series of essays whose themes vary from the sublime to the ridiculous: from national foibles to the tragic face of nation existence, from citizens' derelictions and delinquencies to government's criminalities and betrayals of trust, from the celebration of life and other eulogies to lamentations.

Service of the Fatherland by Remi Bamisaiye

There were protests and violent demonstrations but still hundreds of new graduates had to obey. Service of the fatherland scattered young people and their plans for the future to the furthest corners of a great country. In the far south, they met for the first time - Sade, Usman, Biodun, Jibrin, Tim and the others: all strangers, all serfs.

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