1. In a cool, shaded bedroom in the southern city of Port Harcourt, my mother is lying on her back on the rumpled bed, a book held open over her face, her eyes burning into it. I’m three years old and I want her to love me. I want her to look at me right … Continue reading
A. Igoni Barrett gives us a glimpse of what he is working on, and it is a doozy. Raw data from the novel now hurtling towards completion: He talked nonstop as he led FW around the shop and guided him to the best bargains. Long monologues about Nigeria, about the meaning of man’s existence as … Continue reading
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