Book Reviews

‘Transcendent Kingdom’ by Yaa Gyasi

A Literandra Exclusive Review of Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom’, written by Victor Kouassi

‘The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives’ by Lola Shoneyin

Aisha Obi’s review of ‘The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Lives’, by Lola Shoneyin

Zimbabwe’s First Multi-Lingual, Pan-African Literary Review

Zimbabwe’s First Multi-Lingual, Pan-African Literary Review has published its inaugural issue.

‘Aviara’ by Othuke Ominiabohs

Literandra Review of ‘Aviara’, the sequel to ‘Odufa’ by Othuke Ominiabohs.

‘The Deep Blue Between’ by Ayesha Harruna Attah

Book Review of Ayesha Harruna Attah’s YA novel ‘The Deep Blue Between’, published in October 2020 by Pushkin Press.

‘The Mechanics of Yenagoa’ by Michael Afenfia

Book Review of ‘The Mechanics of Yenagoa’ by Michael Afenfia.

‘Ẹ̀fọ́ Rírò’ by Iquo DianaAbasi

Book Review of Short Story Collection ‘Ẹ̀fọ́ Rírò’.

‘Ogadinma’ by Ukamaka Olisakwe

Book Review of ‘Ogadinma’ by Ukamaka Olisakwe.

‘The Gilded Ones’ by Namina Forna

Book Review of Namina Forna’s YA debut ‘The Gilded Ones’

‘The Famished Road’ by Ben Okri

Review of Ben Okri’s ‘The Famished Road’, the first book in a trilogy that includes ‘Songs of Enchantment’ and ‘Infinite Riches’.

‘An Act of Defiance’ by Irene Sabatini

Literandra Review of Irene Sabatini’s forthcoming novel ‘An Act of Defiance’.

‘Silence Is My Mother Tongue’ by Sulaiman Addonia

‘But I carry history in my blood’ (‘Silence Is My Mother Tongue’).