Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

From the best selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today written as a letter to a friend n nA few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a


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, Fre

Ordinary People

You can take a leap, do something off the wall, something reckless It s your last chance, and most people miss it South London, 2008 Two couples find themselves at a moment of reckoning, on the brink of acceptance or revolution Melissa has a new baby and doesn t want to let it change her but, i


I was a girl once, but not any So begins Girl, Edna O Brien s harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram Set in the deep countryside of northeast Nigeria, this is a brutal story of incarceration, horror, and hunger a hair raising escape into the manifold terrors of the fore

The Fishermen

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Astonishing remarkable, mythic nAlice Walker, author of The Color Purple Impressive and beautifully imagined EconomistIn a small town in western Nigeria, four young brothers take advantage of their strict father s absence from home to go fishing at a forbidd

Speak No Evil

A revelation shared between two privileged teenagers from very different backgrounds sets off a chain of events with devastating consequences n nOn the surface, Niru leads a charmed life Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C., he s a top student and a track star at his prestigious priva


Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military ruled Nigeria for the West Beautiful, self assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join