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My Top Ten Nigerian Books

I’ve always been a huge fan of Nigerian literature. A few years back I even went on a course to learn Igbo. I started seriously reading Nigerian literature during my PhD studies on Nigerian and Zimbabwean contemporary fiction—a course, incidentally, which I never finished, because I wrote my own novel instead! The brevity, freshness, and unique story telling style of Nigerian authors made me fall in love with the country’s literature and taught me in turn to believe in myself and my own writing style. Read more →