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Author(s): Akwaeke Emezi
Book Pages: Unknown - Publish Date: 2018-02-13 - Publisher: Grove Press
Description: An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way of experiencing the world, one that illuminates how w...
Author(s): Nnedi Okorafor
Book Pages: 160 - Publish Date: 2018-01-16 - Publisher: Macmillan
Description: The concluding part of the highly-acclaimed science fiction trilogy that began with Nnedi Okorafor's Hugo- and Nebula Award-winning BINTI. Binti has returned to her home planet, believing that the violence of the Meduse has been left behind. Unfortunately, although her people are peaceful on the whole, the same cannot be said for the Khoush, who fan the flames of their ancient rivalry with the Med...
Author(s): Kathleen Hill
Book Pages: 210 - Publish Date: 2017-10-24 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: This memoir takes readers around the world, from New York to Nigeria, exploring a life illuminated by novels. As a child in music class, Kathleen Hill comes upon Willa Cather’s Lucy Gayheart, and the novel prepares her for a drowning death that soon occurs in her own life. Later, recently married and working as a teacher in a newly independent Nigeria, Hill assigns Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall ...
Author(s): Nnedi Okorafor
Book Pages: 496 - Publish Date: 2017-10-03 - Publisher: Penguin
Description: The long-awaited sequel to the genre-breaking Akata Witch by multiple award-winner Nnedi Okorafor! “The most imaginative, gripping, enchanting fantasy novels I have ever read!” —Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of Speak A year ago, Sunny Nwazue, an American-born girl Nigerian girl, was inducted into the secret Leopard Society. As she began to develop her magical power...
Author(s): Mark D. Chapman
Book Pages: 226 - Publish Date: 2017-09-20 - Publisher: Springer
Description: This book offers fresh insights into the contemporary state of Ecumenism. Following the election of Pope Francis, there has been a significant thaw in ecumenical relations, and there are grounds for thinking that this will continue into the future. The twelve chapters, written both by experienced ecumenical theologians as well as younger scholars, that have been gathered together in this collectio...
Author(s): Daniel Tammet
Book Pages: 272 - Publish Date: 2017-09-12 - Publisher: Little, Brown
Description: A mind-expanding, deeply humane tour of language by the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers. Is vocabulary destiny? Why do clocks "talk" to the Nahua people of Mexico? Will A.I. researchers ever produce true human-machine dialogue? In this mesmerizing collection of essays, Daniel Tammet answers these and many other questions about the intricacy and profound power of la...
Book Pages: 295 - Publish Date: 2017-09-06 - Publisher: Springer
Description: This book explores the production of Muslim youth identities, with respect to nation, religion and gender in Pakistan, Senegal, Nigeria and Lebanon. As Muslim-majority, post-colonial states with significant youth populations, these countries offer critical case studies for the exploration of the different grammars of youth identities, and ‘trouble’ the perceived homogeneity of Muslims in local...
Author(s): Bennet Omalu
Book Pages: 304 - Publish Date: 2017-08-08 - Publisher: Zondervan
Description: One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster’s body looked to Omalu like the body of a much older man, and the circumstances of his behavior prior to his death were clouded in mystery. But when Omalu cut into Webster’s brain, it appeared to be normal. Something didn...
Author(s): Michael W. Twitty
Book Pages: 464 - Publish Date: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: HarperCollins
Description: A renowned culinary historian offers a fresh perspective on our most divisive cultural issue, race, in this illuminating memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture that traces his ancestry—both black and white—through food, from Africa to America and slavery to freedom. Southern food is integral to the American culinary tradition, yet the question of who "owns" it is one of the most provocati...
Book Pages: 254 - Publish Date: 2017-08-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Description: In October 1967, early in the Nigerian Civil War, government troops entered Asaba in pursuit of the retreating Biafran army, slaughtering thousands of civilians and leaving the town in ruins. News of the atrocity was suppressed by the Nigerian government, with the complicity of Britain, and its significance in the subsequent progress of that conflict was misunderstood. Drawing on rchival sources o...