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Reading List: July 2017

By on July 4, 2017

There is a bit of a gender imbalance in this month’s reading list. All but one of the books featured are written by women. And while, I fight the…

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Hercule Poirot. The Complete Short Stories by Agatha Christie

By on June 30, 2017

It is the final day of my 30 Days of Short Story Collection showcase and coming at the rear is a collection from one of the authors that I…

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The Girl Who Can And Other Stories by Ama Ata Aidoo

By on June 29, 2017

Ama Ata Aidoo’s best known work is Our Sister Killjoy and it was in reading this, that I was first introduced to her work. She has had an admirable…

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Voice of America by E.C. Osondu

By on June 28, 2017

E.C. Osondu writes boldly and creates characters whose flaws he is not afraid to highlight and that is what makes you fall in love with them. In 2010 he…

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What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

By on June 27, 2017

I am enthralled by Ms. Arimah’s writing. A newcomer to the literary scene, I had read her short stories in literary journals and was thrilled when her book was…