afrofuturism

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

“You think we are like you humans?” it asked, angrily. “We don’t kill for sport or even for gain. Only for purpose.” An interesting novella that sets a promising start to the series. Okorafor plays around with sci-fi elements, giving us an intriguing take on overused tropes of the genre. Binti is a rather refreshing […]

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Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

‘You’re gambling. Hell, you’re gambling against history.’ Kindred is a riveting story. Octavia Butler has created a tale in which a young woman is thrust into a violent past that forces her to into a relentlessly dangerous position. Kindred is an incredibly gripping read. From its prologue to its epilogue, the story demands attention. Butler […]

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