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Vitabu Reads: Best Books of 2017

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Here are Vitabu's favorite books for 2017. All of them were published by Sierra Leone Writers Series. Some this year, others in 2016, and even earlier. To read the book reviews, please click on the title.



Landscape of Memories
by Oumar Farouk Sesay

In his first novel, “Landscape of Memories” (2015), Oumar Farouk Sesay has melded his boundless talent for playwriting and poetry with prose to write a stunning story featuring the most defining issues of our time: migration, identity, and common values of a community.


We're Not Our Fathers 
by Joseph Lamin Kamara

On the cover of Joseph Lamin Kamara’s 2016 noir fiction, the lovers in the woods beam promises of a sweet adventure. “Lahai and Kornyaa have adopted a responsibility of giving each other a love their fathers have refused to give their mothers,” reads the hopeful back blurb of the book.


Hybrid Eyes: An African in Europe; Unknown Destination 

by Abdul B. Kamara and Osman Alimamy Sankoh

Abdul B. Kamara’s Unknown Destination and …