Easy Motion Tourist is a compelling crime novel set in contemporary Lagos. It features Guy Collins, a British hack who stumbles into the murky underworld of the city. A woman’s mutilated body is discarded by the side of a club near one of the main hotels in Victoria Island. Collins is a bystander an..
Ellie is the rudest, most spoilt child her granma has ever met. So Granma decides to show Ellie up and switches her body with Jolly the cat's. But Ellie is just lonely and as she gets to know the other creatures in the house, she learns she can be a good friend.An exciting and funny stor..
Eno lives happily with her father, until one day he disappears in an accident. Her uncle says that she is a “witch” who has caused her father’s death. She goes through many struggles before moving in with other children who have also been called “witches” and have been sent away from home.This movin..
For performance poet, radio broadcaster and recently jilted bride Kambi, the serene Obudu Mountain Resort is the perfect place to finish her poetry collection and heal her broken heart.But along comes Beba, the gorgeous, olive-skinned man from her past, who had rescued her from an attack several yea..
Olivia Evezi's childhood is a happy one; her days are spent listening to highlife records and poring over the colourful postcards from Germany. When she leaves her hometown of Warri behind to live out her Enid Blyton fantasies in a boarding school in Lagos, instead of adventure and lacrosse, she is ..
‘Highlife is the only music in this country that has stood and will continue to stand the test of time.’ Victor Olaiya.As West Africa’s oldest form of popular music, highlife was the soundtrack of the independence era. Its influence still resonates today.Highlife Giants is an intimate portrait ..
In the early-sixties, a young Tayo Ajayi sails to England from Nigeria to take up a scholarship at Oxford University. In this city of dreaming spires, he finds a whole generation high on visions of a new and better world. And it really does seem as if the whole world is ablaze with freedom movements..
An uncompromising anthology of noir stories set in the tumultuous metropolis, Lagos, written by some of the most versatile and fascinating Nigerian authors working today. Fans of the darker side of literature will revel in these tales from Nigeria’s largest city.In his superb introduction, editor Ch..
“I don't think you can be in Lagos without becoming aware of its potency; when Lagos gets itself organised it will be extremely powerful; and already – without organisation – it is very powerful.” Rem Koolhaas, 2002.Lagos is fast becoming a global city – a place people visit for curiosity and the vi..
Dr. Morayo Da Silva, a cosmopolitan Nigerian woman, lives in San Francisco. On the cusp of seventy-five, she has a zest for life and makes the most of it through road trips in her vintage Porsche, chatting to strangers, and reminiscing about characters from her favourite novels. Until she has an acc..
“One of the most enduring myths on the Nigerian Femme Fatale - mammy-water, ‘winch’ or husband-snatcher - has to do with the cooking of fish stew … A woman can do what she likes with a man when she knows how to satisfy his appetite for food.”Longthroat Memoirs presents a sumptuous m..
Things are changing for the staff of Lagos firm City Finance, and not necessarily for the best. But for Ada Okafor, a bright, dedicated and beautiful trainee accountant, the only change worth noticing is the dashing, British-trained new assistant managing director Tony Okoli.Ambitious and determined..