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A Train Ride to Zaria,The Pains of a Country and Born too Soon-Librarian Book Picks

By Comfort Olukogbon on Mon, 24/08/2015 - 13:54

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

A Train  Ride to Zaria by Ososanwo, Bankole

A Train to Zaria is a journey that begins with the birth of Faseke Olukolu, a Yoruba merchant, who was born during the period of the decline of the Old Oyo Empire and migrate from his native Oyo to seek his fortune in Lagos.

In Lagos, he succeeded in becoming a wealthy and powerful trader, and his wealth and influence, he joined in the political struggle for freedom and equality...

The Pains of a Country by Odivwri, Eddy

This is a collection of articles that run through a number of years. It provides a refreshing insight into our country's socio-political journey especially after Nigeria's return to civilian administration in 1999 and how we have so far fared in our national journey...

Born too Soon by Oguntoye, Jide

Owolo, a young promising farmer and potential crusader, falls in love with a pretty lady in an ancient rural society where the authority is always right. Bimpi, the lady, soon attracts the love of the only rich man in the society but ends up as the wife of the savage king. Protests later open the floodgate of revolutionary changes in the society with Owolo emerging as a dream politician...

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