Book Review: Black Moses by Alain Mabanckou

“singing in the old-fashioned language of this good-hearted man, who sold us Hope at the lowest possible price,”


Book Review: The Blessed Girl by Angela Makholwa

Life is too short. If heavens are smiling down upon you, why not grab life's good fortunes when you can?

Book Review: Season of Crimson Blossoms by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

'..., life is like a dress. Some are made fortunate, others not so. So when it gets torn or stained, all you can do is wash it, mend it or cut it up and make something new out of it.'

Book Review: So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba

One does not fix appointments with fate. Fate grasps whom it wants, when it wants. When it moves in the direction of your desire, it brings you plenitude. But more often than not, it unsettles, crosses you. Then one has to endure.

Book Review: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

People don't want to open their eyes and see the Truth because the illusion suits them. As long as they're fed whatever lies they want to hear they're happy, because the Truth means nothing to them.