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Book List| 3 Books Written By Nigerian Authors

Updated: Jan 26, 2020

3 Books Written by Nigerian Authors| Book Lists| ReadingOnTheRun

In celebration of my recent trip to Nigeria, I've gathered the list below for all ROTR readers interested in learning more about the land and culture. These brilliant Nigerian writers do a wonderful job of inviting everyone into the world they know so well. Enjoy!

Love is Power or Something Like That by A. Igoni Barrett

An emotional fictional collection of stories about love (the good, bad and ugly), following people in Nigeria from all stations of life.


My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

The fictional storyline centers around two sisters protecting each other from the world that surrounds them while trying to find love. It just so happens that Ayoola, the younger sister, can't keep any of her love interests alive.


A Particular Kind of Black Man: A Novel by Tope Folarin

A fiction novel eloquently detailing the challenging experiences of a Nigerian-American family living in Utah. Told from the perspective of Tunde, a first generation American.


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Looking for a tasty meal in Lagos Nigeria? Check out my post on three yummy restaurants for your next trip!

Happy Reading & Traveling Friends! Xoxoxoxox,




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