The Death of Vivek Oji

Named one of the year s most anticipated books by The New York Times, Harper s Bazaar, BuzzFeed, and n nWhat does it mean for a family to lose a child they never really knew n nOne afternoon, in a town in southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son s body, wrapped in co


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


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

Purple Hibiscus

A previously published edition of ISBN 9781616202415 can be found here n nFifteen year old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria They live in a beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school They re completely shielded from the