Nigeria

‘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.

African Publishers: Why We Need Them

An opinion piece on why we should support African publishers.

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‘Three Sisters’ – A Nigerian Retelling

A personal recollection of ‘Three Sisters’ – a play by Inua Ellams’ (after Chekhov) – and its relevance to Biafra

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10 Books Inspired by African Oral Traditions

A recommendation of 10 Books that were inspired, to varying degrees, by African Oral Traditions

We Need More: African Orature in Focus

An opinion piece that calls for the preservation of African oral traditions in written form, regardless of language

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‘The Girl with the Louding Voice’ by Abi Daré

Review of Abi Daré’s touching novel ‘The Girl With the Louding Voice’

In Conversation with Margaret Busby

Ghanaian-born literary giant, Margaret Busby, talks to Alessandra about her second and most recent anthology, ‘New Daughters of Africa’

‘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’.

Literandra at The Sankofa Book Club

Alessandra and Akaninyene join The Sankofa Book Club for their thirty-fifth podcast episode

In Conversation with Leye Adenle

Leye Adenle, author of ‘Easy Motion Tourist’ talks to Alessandra about his thriller series, and the real-life stories that inspired them