Book Review: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

All the madnesses, each and every blinding one, they can all be traced back to the gates. Those carved monstrosities, those clay and chalk portals, existing everywhere and nowhere and all at once. They open, things are born, they close. The opening is easy, a pushing out, am expansion, an inhalation: the dust of divinity … Continue reading Book Review: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Book Review: Stay With Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀

Women manufacture children and if you can't you are just a man, Nobody should call you a woman. She gripped my wrists and lowered her voice to a whisper. "This life is not difficult, Yejide. If you cannot have children, allow my son to have some with Funmi. See, we are not asking you to … Continue reading Book Review: Stay With Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀