Fine Boys: telling a generation’s story in tricolour

Mazi Chiagozie Fred Nwonwu Every generation has a book that defines it, that lays its secrets bare and shines bright lights into its darkest corners. In Nigeria, for the generation who began university after the swinging 80s said goodbye and the ill-thought out economic policy that was SAP started showing its ill effects, the unpredictability … More Fine Boys: telling a generation’s story in tricolour

Klorofyl Magazine’s City Issue and the Modern Reader

Writing a review is not as easy as people think. It is not just about reading, viewing or listening to a work of art and writing glowingly about it, or dismissing it with a few strokes of the pen, or key strokes, as it is these days. True, you approach some reviews with care, especially … More Klorofyl Magazine’s City Issue and the Modern Reader

Richard Ali’s “City of Memories”: A Review

With City of Memories, Richard Ali attempts to give traction to the largely inexplicable ethnic and religious violence in the North of Nigeria. He traces histories and traditions, and succeeds largely in showing the existing mistrust. However, if one would attempt to seek solutions from the novel, one would find little of practicable value, at … More Richard Ali’s “City of Memories”: A Review