The Sunshine Book Club: 'Born A Crime' by Trevor Noah [July]
This July The Sunshine Book Club is reading Trevor Noah's "Born A Crime".
It's been a long time since we did a piece on what we are reading right now. After last month meeting, Noah's book was nominated and won the book of choice for July.
Here's a breakdown of the book:
Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of that young man’s relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother—his teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life.
The other contenders for the book of the month were:
- She Called Me Woman: Nigeria's Queer Women Speak -
- What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky - Lesley Nneka Arimah
Other July recommendations:
- Without A Fight By Helen Zille
"Born A Crime" is available at the following book shops/curators in Lagos, Nigeria:
- Quintessence [Lifestyle store and our partners]
- The Book Banque [They are best book curators in Lagos]
And if you still can't get the cook I can always borrow you my copy.
The Sunshine Book Club will be meeting on July 28, 2018.