Today On Vasiti Thursday recommendations we list 10 Books written by Nigerian Authors You should read.
Are you looking for something to read to relieve the tension of the ASUU STRIKE, Then the following 10 books are just perfect for you.
10 Nigerian Books To Read This ASUU Strike
A Life Elsewhere – Segun Afolabi
A Life Elsewhere is a collection of short stories.
The stories reflect the way we live. Exploring the need to establish family and identity in a world where the boundaries of geography, culture and language are fluid.
Published In 2005 and written by Segun Afolabi. This is one book we recommend you read.
Half Of A Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Adichie Ngozi
Novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Published in 2006 by Knopf/Anchor. The novel tells the story of the Biafran War period.
Half Of A yellow Sun Tells the story of a critical moment in history from the views of its Characters: Ugwu, Olanna and Richard.
Stay With Me – Ayobami Adebayo
Based on the Love and understanding of couple Yejide and Akin. The ultimate story on the need for communication in any troubled marriage.
Stay with me was published in 2017 and is a very engaging.
Ake – Wole Soyinka
Ake Is a memoir by renown Nigerian Writer, Wole Soyinka.
It Tells the story of his childhood before and after world war II in a Yoruba community called Ake.
Ake was originally published in 1981.
Open City – Teju Cole
This is a 2011 Novel by Nigerian-American writer that tells the story of an immigrant who relocated to New York City.
Open City has received several reviews both locally and internationally.
we highly recommend this as a way to get by during this ASUU Strike Period.
Lagoon – Nnedi Okorafor
Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagoon is A Story set in a futuristic plot with Aliens.
The survival of humanity lies on a rapper and biologist as they come in contact with These Aliens.
The Man Died (Prison Notes Of Wole Soyinka) – Wole Soyinka
The Man died tells the story of Wole Soyinka’s Experience in prison during The Nigerian Civil war.
The man Died Tells Wole Soyinka’s account of his Prison Experience.
There was Country – Chinua Achebe
Originally published in 2012, There was a country is a historical book of the renown story teller and author.
There was a country gives a personal history of Biafra and the accounts of the Nigerian Civil War.
Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Adichie Ngozi
Written by popular Nigerian writer and Feminist, this story is about Kambili and her world.
Enclosed in the comfort of her father’s house and their catholic religious beliefs, Kambili tells a compelling story of an average catholic Ibo family.
Things Fall Apart -Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart is an African classic bagging several reviews since its first publication in 1958.
It is a story of the pre-colonial life of Eastern Nigerians and the advent of the Europeans in the late nineteenth century.
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