Hi everyone! This month we are reading The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi.
The novel is set in Nigeria, where author Akwaeke Emezi was born. There is a lot of great Nigerian fiction out there. Have you read any?
In the novel, communities are formed based on shared identities. Did this resonate with you? What forms your communities?
Does the cover of this book look familiar? This style, nicknamed “the book blob” has been very popular in literary fiction for the past several years. Does this cover evoke anything for you? Do you recall other similar covers?
We’d love to hear your thoughts on these questions, plus anything else you’d like to share about The Death of Vivek Oji.
Our episode will be available on Friday, January 7, 2022.