Catherine Onyemelukwe’s memoir Nigeria Revisited: My Life and Loves Abroad is newly published by Peace Corps Writers came around yesterday to have a palaver. “The book tells the remarkable journey of a Midwestern American white woman who joined the newly formed Peace Corps to teach in Nigeria for two years – and stayed for more […]
The Onitsha Market Literature collection from which Life Turns Man Up and Down: Highlife, Useful Advice and Mad English is drawn from.
The Black World Today Harlem, New York I’ve recently read, with great interest, that the African American Literature section of the Borders Books store at the Stonecrest mall in Lithonia, Ga, is suffering a pestilence of “pornography for black women.” The earnest author, most recently of A Love Story, Nick Chiles reports to the New York Times: […]
Dangerous Man: A Report of Mr. Vagabond’s Saying and Activities, Who Broadcast to the Whole World That There Was No God, That It Was the Devil That Created The Earth, and Who Eventually Died an Active Preacher of God. A.K.A. Dangerous Man Vs. Princess. By The Master of Life (Money Master): Okenwa Olisah Onitsha: New […]
High Life, Useful Advice & Mad English by Kurt Thometz NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT but fools do not know. What was up is down. September 11th, 2001, was also the publication date of Life Turns Man Up and Down, a selection from Eastern Nigeria’s Onitsha Market literature. That morning, my intention was to walk over […]
MARY SAYS TO ROSE: This booklet is very good for married and unmarried women and also for bachelors. From The Game of Love. by J. Abiakam, pseud. This is a book, written for the enjoyment of Africans and all other people, who are interested in African affairs. It is something that will doubtlessly […]