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Open City, African Myths and It Never Happened to Me – Librarian Book Picks

By Comfort Olukogbon on Mon, 13/07/2015 - 08:22

What are you reading this week? Check out the top three books we can’t wait to read, selected for you by our librarian.

Open City by Teju Cole

Along the streets of Manhattan, a young Nigerian doctor wanders aimlessly. Walking releases Julius from the regimented environment of work and gives him an opportunity to consider his past and his present, and his recent break-up with his girlfriend. As he walks, Julius encounters people from different cultures and classes who provide insight on his journey- a journey which will take him to Brussels, to the Nigeria of his youth, and into the most unrecognizable parts of his own soul.

 

African Myths and Legends of Gender by Oluwole, Sophie Bosede and Sofoluwe, Akin, J.O

African Myths and Legends of Gender ia s chronicle analysis of the lives and activities of a few black men and women.It contains a critical presentation of myths and legends of 12 heroes and heroines in pre-colonial, colonial and post colonial Africa and in diaspora...

It Never Happened to Me by Opara, Ralph

This book is a collection of lively funny tales. The author takes a look at pictures of life from an album of memorable events and presents his views and experiences in a uniquely entertaining manner...

 

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