My life in the bush of books – Lola Shoneyin

1.     Favourite book ever? Sula by Toni Morrison.

2.    Why? I was 17 when I read it. My bouts of teenage angst became insignificant after I read it.

3.    Last book read? Tade Thompson’s Making Wolf.

4.    Packing for a journey and allowed to take one book. What will it be? Collected poems by Anne Sexton

5.     Why? Her work inspires an exercise in self-exegesis which can be both exhilarating or hugely depressing. 

6.    Who is your favourite author/writer? Probably Toni Morrison. 

7.    Do you think Nigerians read? Yes or No?  Yes. We sell a lot of books at Ake Festival.

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