Globetrotter & Hitler’s Children- Amatorotsero Ede Black Goat/Akashic Books, 106 pages Reviewed by Brian Joseph Davis It is Toronto’s burden to inspire only complicated love in its citizens. Sure, some days we may long for that simplified, all-consuming loathing that Los Angelenos feel for their town or to have the capacity for brazen boasting particular
On Black Sisters’ Street – By Chika Unigwe Reviewed by Bernadine Evaristo Not many novelists would wander around the seedy red-light district of Antwerp in a mini-skirt and thigh-high boots to carry out research. But this is what Nigerian writer Chika Unigwe did for her novel about the lives of African sex workers in the
The Shadow Speaker – Nnedi Okorafor Disney/Hyperion, Pages: 336 Reviewed by Craig Gidney The world is a changed place in 2070. A bomb created to counteract a nuclear attack unwittingly opens dimensional gates between worlds, ushering in magic that alters the landscape. Spontaneous forests appear out of nowhere one day, and are gone the next.