Reading

‘The Girl With the Hazel Eyes’ by Callie Browning

Book Review of Callie Browning’s debut novel ‘The Girl With the Hazel Eyes’

‘Silence Is My Mother Tongue’ by Sulaiman Addonia

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

‘Elsewhere, Home’ by Leila Aboulela

Review of Leila Aboulela’s short story collection, exploring notions of migration, belonging and ‘home’.

In Conversation with Nicole Dennis-Benn

Nicole Dennis-Benn talks to Alessandra about her new book ‘Patsy’ in a four-part SPOTLITE exclusive interview

‘Of Women and Frogs’ by Bisi Adjapon

Review of an exciting yet socially critical coming-of-age-story, a feminist manifesto in the guise of a brilliantly written novel.

‘Washington Black’ by Esi Edugyan

A story about scientific discoveries, the meaning of freedom, friendship, and family.

20 Questions with Ayesha Harruna Attah

Meet the author of ‘The Hundred Wells of Salaga’: Ayesha Harruna Attah.

‘The Hundred Wells of Salaga’ by Ayesha Harruna Attah

A review of Ayesha Harruna Attah’s novel ‘The Hundred Wells of Salage’.

‘Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi’ by Nnedi Okorafor

Review of Nnedi Okorafor’s ‘Sunny and […]’

‘She Called Me Woman’ eds. A. Mohammed, C. Nagarajan, R. Aliyu

Book Review of the groundbreaking essay collection: ‘She Called Me Woman’, which gives […]