SERVIO’S ‘A TRIBUTARY IN SERVITUDE' CARRIES LIFE IN IT— a review by Shoola Oyindamola

AUTHOR: SERVIO GBADAMOSI GENRE: Poetry NUMBER OF PAGES: 86 PUBLISHER: WriteHouse DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 9, 2015 ISBN: 978-97852838-3-9 REVIEWER: Shoola Oyindamola A TRIBUTARY IN SERVITUDE by SERVIO GBADAMOSI is a book that you have to read carefully if you don’t want to miss the point. Interestingly, this poet, who...

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JUMOKE VERISSIMO’S ‘I AM MEMORY’ COMPELS THE READERS TO VALUE MOMENTS — a review by Shoola Oyindamola

TITLE: I AM MEMORY AUTHOR: JUMOKE VERISSIMO GENRE: Poetry NUMBER OF PAGES: 66 PUBLISHER: DESIGN AND DREAM ARTS ENTERPRISES DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2008 ISBN: 978-9780880651 REVIEWER: Shoola Oyindamola Jumoke Verissimo’s ‘I AM MEMORY’ is a well penned book. I first saw it on a list of ‘TOP TEN NIGERIAN POETRY...

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SEUN G. FABAYO’S ‘APPARITION’ IS IN A CLASS OF ITS OWN — a review by Shoola Oyindamola

TITLE: APPARITION AUTHOR: SEUN G. FABAYO GENRE: Poetry NUMBER OF PAGES: 100 PUBLISHER: Outskirts Press DATE OF PUBLICATION: December 11, 2015 ISBN: 978-1478749783 REVIEWER: Shoola Oyindamola I came across ‘APPARITION’, a beautiful collection of poems by SEUN G. FABAYO, during one of my searches for books by Nigerian writers. Seun...

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YOU CAN TASTE EMOTIONS IN AMU NNADI’S ‘THROUGH THE WINDOW OF A SANDCASTLE’ — a review by Shoola Oyindamola

TITLE: THROUGH THE WINDOW OF A SANDCASTLE AUTHOR: CHIJIOJE AMU NNADI GENRE: Poetry NUMBER OF PAGES: 132 PUBLISHER: Origami Books DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 27, 2013 ISBN: 978-9783157446 REVIEWER: Shoola Oyindamola CHIJIOJE AMU NNADI’s poems in ‘THROUGH THE WINDOW OF A SAND CASTLE’ show he is a melancholic and thoroughly...

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EBIDENYEFA EMPLOYS IMAGES TO STIR, INCITE in ‘THESE WORDS ARE NOT MINE’: a review by Joseph Omotayo

TITLE: THESE WORDS ARE NOT MINE AUTHOR: EBIDENYEFA TARILA NIKADE GENRE: Poetry PUBLISHER: Words Rhymes & Rhythm, 2015 ISBN: 978-978-947-211-6 REVIEWER: Joseph Omotayo I should tell you something about this book ‘THESE WORDS ARE NOT MINE’ before anything else; at a point you will stop reading it, you will be purged,...

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