Recommend if you’re interested in a family drama set in London with a Nigerian-British family and a sister who’s just come home after her father has died and her family has fallen apart.
Tag Archives: contemporary fiction
The Girl With the Louding Voice
Recommend with reservations because of anti-fatness. Otherwise compelling read from the perspective of a Nigerian child bride forced into an arranged marriage who goes from one bad situation to a worse one, when all she wants is to go to school.
Everyone In This Room Will Someday Be Dead
Do you have a friend who tries her best but struggles all the time? Or maybe that’s you? Either way, you will enjoy the story of Gilda, a twentysomething lesbian atheist who ends up working as a receptionist in a Catholic church. It’s coming in July 2021.
Girl, Woman, Other
The award-winning Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo is deserving of every award received and more.