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Browsing all articles tagged with Nnedi Okorafor.

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
4.5

Spoiler Warning: This review contains spoilers. Read with caution if you have yet to finish the book. Tor’s novella series was started in 2015, with the aim of promoting this shorter medium. The line includes both established authors and those just making their debut, and has included a number of authors from diverse backgrounds. The […]

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The Diversity of Today’s Cutting Edge Sci-Fi

The Diversity of Today’s Cutting Edge Sci-Fi 

When we talk about science fiction we divide it up. It’s too big for a single shelf, we have to break it into subgenres and swallow it in pieces. There’s hard sci-fi, which typically deals with complicated scientific concepts. I usually call this technical sci-fi, since it’s often predicated on the idea that the science […]

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Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor

Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor
5

For financial reasons, I like to wait until paperback releases for a lot of books. Most of the time this isn’t a big deal. Other times (and it’s been happening more frequently) I end up waiting for a book released in the UK to be released in the US. I can usually wait for official […]

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Nnedi Okorafor Interview

Nnedi Okorafor Interview 

Acclaimed author Nnedi Okorafor was kind enough take some time to answer some questions for us about her books and worldbuilding. Her stories are a panorama of rich imagery and the whole dynamic range of emotions intermeshed with delightfully twisty plots. As I am good at writing none of these things, I thought it would […]

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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
5

After enjoying Who Fears Death so much, I thought I would pick up another book by the same author. One reading success does lead one to hope for another and in this case, my hopes were fulfilled. Akata Witch centers around Sunny, a Nigerian schoolgirl with albinism, as she discovers that she has juju magic […]

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Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
5

In the effort to break away from the overwhelming US/European cultural trend that runs rampant through so much of fantasy, I decided to start expanding my reading to a more diverse set of authors. For my first book I picked a story set in post-apocalyptic Africa: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor. The story is […]

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