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The Afro Centre for African Literature

African Book Titles to Expect in 2022

Set inside the ward at Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital in Yaba, situated in Lagos, a young nameless narrator unravels a chilling tale of beauty, sexuality, abuse and mystery.

Our Best Book Titles of 2021

Ogadinma Or, Everything Will be All Right tells the story of the naïve and trusting teenager Ogadinma as she battles against Nigeria’s societal expectations in the 1980s. After a rape and unwanted pregnancy leave her exiled from her family in Kano, thwarting her plans to go to university, she is sent to her aunt’s in Lagos and pressured into a marriage with an older man.

32 Emerging African Writers to Know in 2022

As we draw the curtains of 2021, clad in left-over pandemic and slow-downs, we are happy to be collecting a list of 30 African writers, in alphabetical order, who you should know in 2022.

African Book Titles to Expect in 2022

Set inside the ward at Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital in Yaba, situated in Lagos, a young nameless narrator unravels a chilling tale of beauty, sexuality, abuse and mystery.

Our Best Book Titles of 2021

Ogadinma Or, Everything Will be All Right tells the story of the naïve and trusting teenager Ogadinma as she battles against Nigeria’s societal expectations in the 1980s. After a rape and unwanted pregnancy leave her exiled from her family in Kano, thwarting her plans to go to university, she is sent to her aunt’s in Lagos and pressured into a marriage with an older man.

32 Emerging African Writers to Know in 2022

As we draw the curtains of 2021, clad in left-over pandemic and slow-downs, we are happy to be collecting a list of 30 African writers, in alphabetical order, who you should know in 2022.

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