Book Review: The Progress of Love by Alice Munro

Because we are all born and will die it can seem convenient to imagine the trajectory of life as a straight line connecting these two major events but anyone with any modicum of introspection can deduce that this is not the case. The path of one’s life, though assumed to be better the more linear […]

Book Review: Aminatta Forna’s ‘The Memory of Love’

Memory of Love starts leisurely, taking you into the internal workings of the mind of an old man, his frail state and his small world. You learn how he preserves his memories, and how he visits them frequently, and how being at the end of his life there is nowhere else to go but to […]

QPL Book Review: The Wonderful Life of Senator Boniface and other Sorry Tales

  Ayo Sogunro is well known as one of our illustrious twitter lords over on “Naija Twitter”. In real life, he is a lawyer and a human rights activist…wait, it also says here that he is a writer. The Wonderful Life of Senator Boniface and other Sorry Tales is a collection of short stories and […]

QPL Book Review: Satans and Shaitans

Want suspense? Want suspense set in Nigeria? Want suspense set in Nigeria with an eerily realistic almost prophetic premise? Well look no further! This first book by Obinna Udenwe is a thriller very worth the read. Obinna took several situations we are facing in Nigeria and managed to weave them expertly into this thick web […]

FOR SAM BOOK REVIEW

In an interview with distinguished stockbroker, Tola Mobulorin, the author muses about Nigerians and our seemingly short memory. It is therefore fitting that For Sam: A Collection of Contemporary Thoughts by Jimi Disu, challenges that sense of amnesia because it contains accounts which anyone who desires to know about Nigeria, its peoples, politics and history, […]