Cooler weather and back-to-school season calls for movie binges, hot chocolate, and cozy indoor activities—like tackling that ever-growing list of books to read. And if you’re looking to add more to your list and expand your cultural horizons, there is no shortage of brilliant African literature to sate your appetite.
Nigerian novels, with the breadth of their diversity, international prominence, and their poignancy, are a great place to start. From fantasy to non-fiction, contemporary and historical, there’s something there for everyone. Ahead are five books written by Nigerian authors that you’ll want to curl up with this fall.
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
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