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The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota (Picador)

“Randeep Sanghera stood in front of the green-and-blue map tacked on the wall. The map had come with the flat, and though it was big and wrinkled, and cigarette butts had once stubbed black islands into the mid Atlantic, he’d … Continue reading

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The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma (One)

“We were fishermen. My brothers and I became fishermen in January of 1996 after our father moved out of Akure, a town in the west of Nigeria, where we had lived together all our lives.” LIKE the Seven Killings book … Continue reading

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