Lagos in the Literary Imagination through 10 books

Of course, we are excited about Lagos Noir and we thought we would whet your appetite with 10 Lagos books. Whether it is your favourite Nigerian playground or your most fearful, let us take you on a literary tour across Lagos so you can understand why Lagosians fondly call their city: eko akete ilu ogbon (Lagos, city of iniquity, city of wisdom).

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According to Ozy, 'What Sunny Saw in the Flame' by Nnedi Okorafor is a book to add to your reading list!

Nnedi Okoroafor’s young adult fiction, What Sunny Saw in the Flame, published in the U.K. and Nigeria by Cassava Republic Press (the book is referred to as Akata Witch in the USA), is the first story in a series that sees the heroine, Sunny, an albino American-Nigerian girl of Igbo ancestry, and her group of friends, take on evil forces that are bent on destroying the world.

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Cover Reveal: Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi

nnedi-osisi Cassava Republic Press is proud to reveal the cover for the African and European edition of Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi by award-winning fantasy writer Nnedi Okorafor, the spellbinding sequel to What Sunny Saw in the Flames, published as the Akata Witch series in the USA. 

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Cassava Republic signs fresh historical debut at auction

victoria-princewellCassava Republic has won World English rights at auction to the debut novel by 27-year-old Victoria Princewill, In the Palace of Flowers, in a deal negotiated with Maria Cardona of Pontas Literary & Film Agency.

 

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November Book of the Month

Leye Adenle reviews Vauxhall, by Gabriel Gbadamosi

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