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The Thing Around Your Neck

What Does It Mean to Be a Nigerian Immigrant in America?

The Thing Around Your Neck centers on Nigerians, the Nigerian diaspora, and the performance of living between two cultures. These short stories explore what connects us to each other and our country of origin. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is adept at telling stories about the Nigerian immigrant experience in the U.S. and …

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

A Brilliant Selection of Stories by Lesley Nneka Arimah

A brilliant and original collection of stories by Lesley Nneka Arimah, set in Nigeria, the U.S., and in many cases, on another planet. Or so it seems. The stories that take place in Nigeria provide a glimpse into the country’s past, present, and future. There is a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi, magical …

Girls at War and Other Stories by Chinua Achebe

A Great Collection of Short Stories by Chinua Achebe

A collection of short stories by Chinua Achebe. My favorite story, “Girls at War,” is a tragic love story set against the backdrop of the Biafran War. A quick evening read. Read more selections. You may enjoy these short stories. You may also like… Visit our growing bookshelf.