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  • Stay With Me: A Review

    Title: Stay With Me Author: Ayòbámi Adébáyò ISBN: 9781782119586 Page count: 304 Pages Publisher: Canongate Books   It was much easier to be a father after three bottles of beer.   Ayobami Adebayo’s debut novel, Stay With Me is a story full of poignant contradictions.Yejide and Akin are married in 1980s Nigeria, an educated couple
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: A Review

    Title: Hiding in Plain Sight Author: Nuruddin Farah ISBN:9781594634109 Page count:342 Publisher: Penguin Books   ‘’Their relationship …like a rug: beautiful when purchased but gone threadbare over timer.’’   Nuruddin Farah’s latest novel, Hiding in Plain Sight is primarily about family, freedom, and loyalty. While his previous novels have dealt with violence and poverty in
  • Born on a Tuesday: A Review

    Here is a young Hausa boy who has found a place to call home at the mosque near the motor park, in Sokoto. Where else can he call home when his parents are dead, and his brothers have joined the Shiites? When the reader meets Dantala he has just finished studying under his Quranic teacher 
  • Conversation with Elnathan

    Our twitter chat with Elnathan John   Prestige Bookshop: Hello @elnathan_john. Thank you for joining us for this chat. We are going to talk about your novel, the trip to Kenya and much more Elnathan John: My pleasure. Glad to be doing this. PB: Thank you. Firstly, are you satisfied by the reception that Born
  • Joe Kadenge:The Life of a Football Legend

    John Nene’s book Joe Kadenge: The Life of a Football Legend takes the reader back to the hay days of Kenyan football, the days of ‘Kadenge na mpira’. These were the times when passion oozed from the feet of the players and into the hearts of the fans. It mattered little that they played bare