yemisi aribisala

Nigerian food belongs to the Nigerian… It is not gastronomically illustrious, not yet given its due…it is also a multifaceted cultural treasure trove full of intriguing stories… Aribisala writes about Nigerian ingredients and soups in the way one would a lover, a person whose tricks, tastes, and curves are as known and dear as one’s own body. She showcases the dynamic, larger-than-life personality of Nigerian food and seats it on its own throne among food royalty. In each essay, every recipe or pot of soup she talks about, she describes every detail so exquisitely that as you read, you can taste the crunchy, bursting seeds ofRead More →

Sunny and the mysteries of Osisi by Nnedi Okoroafor

Hello, Booknerds!  Remember the fantastic Akata Witch (What Sunny Saw in the Flames) by Nnedi Okoroafor? Well, a sequel is coming soon! Here is a press release from Cassava Republic and a first look at the gorgeous cover. Cassava Republic Press is proud to reveal the cover for the African and European edition of Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi by award-winning fantasy writer Nnedi Okorafor, the spellbinding sequel to What Sunny Saw in the Flames, published as the Akata Witch series in the USA. The second instalment of the YA fantasy series takes us one year into the future, as 13-year-old Sunny Nwazue continues her juju training in Leopard Knocks, aRead More →