Archives For Chigozie Obioma


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An Orchestra of Minorities:
A Novel

Chigozie Obioma

Hardback: Little, Brown, 2019
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Listen to a great NPR interview that
Chigozie Obioma did with Weekend Edition’s Scott Simon:
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[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”0316338370″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”215″]Chigozie Obioma is the author of the award winning debut novel,


The Fisherman

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*** Read our review… 

How Hardship Can Make Us Better Christians
A Meditation by Chigozie Obioma


We often hear about the importance of crisis in our lives. People often say, “Hey, your suffering is for a reason.” But that sounds clichéd, like something so drab and overused it even sounds as if the person who is saying it does not even believe it. But it is, and can be, real.
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A Feature Review of 

The Fishermen: A Novel
Chigozie Obioma

Hardback: Little. Brown, 2015
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Reviewed by Kristin Williams

I love a book that transports me to another place and that causes me to stretch outside the bounds of my own personal experience.   Chigozie Obioma’s haunting debut, The Fishermen, features characters and experiences that provide a stark contrast with my own life while highlighting the similarities of the human experience. With lyrical language and Biblical imagery, Obioma uses the experiences of one family to weave a story of tragedy and redemption that holds universally applicable truths while also providing specific parallels for his home country of Nigeria.

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