Crime Fiction Picks for May from BookPeople Staff

May 24, 2017 Leave a comment

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Award Winning Authors Charles R. Johnson and Steve Hamilton Featured on KAZI Book Review Today

May 21, 2017 Leave a comment

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New Black Private Detective Novel

May 10, 2017 Leave a comment

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Book Focuses on Origins of the War on Drugs

May 3, 2017 Leave a comment

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Interview With Holly Tucker, Author of City of Light, City of Poison

April 23, 2017 Leave a comment

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April 23, 2017 Leave a comment

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PODCAST: Interview with Odafe Atogun, Author of Taduno’s Song

April 23, 2017 Leave a comment

Odafe Atogun’s new novel, TADUNO’S SONG, is an allegory about an exiled Nigerian musician, Taduno, who goes back home to Lagos, Nigeria only to discover that the government has successfully wiped all memory of him, even his friends and neighbors no longer remember him. Prior to his exile, Taduno wrote and performed songs that criticized the corruption and oppression of the government, much like the real life Nigerian musical superstar and human rights activist, the late Fela Kuti, who the novel is based on. ¬†Ultimately Taduno is given an impossible choice: write and perform songs at a concert sponsored by the government that praises the regime or his girlfriend will be killed.

Odafe Atogun was born in Nigeria, in the town of Lokoja, where the Rivers Niger and Benue meet, but hails from Edo State. Now a full-time writer, he is married and lives in Abuja.