What I Learnt | Dear Senthuran by Akwaeke Emezi

What I Learnt | Dear Senthuran by Akwaeke Emezi

Dear Senthuran is an epistolary memoir—the different chapters are letters addressed to various people in Emezi's life. The memoir is very evocative and honest. It weaves a tale of Emezi's journey of self-actualization in a non-chronological order, narrating their childhood in Aba, Nigeria, their time in graduate school, their spiritual journey as an ogbanje, and [...]

Review | I’m Telling The Truth, but I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi

Review | I’m Telling The Truth, but I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi

I'm Telling The Truth, but I'm Lying is a memoir about Bassey Ikpi and her journey with Bipolar II disorder. It is raw, emotional, and moving. For more details, read the goodreads summary here. I had a hard time reading this book in the beginning because I was unfamiliar with the writing style. In one [...]