Blue book cover with yellow text at the top and bottom of the cover. Outline of red lips in the center. Yellow text reads Ogadinma Or Everything Will Be Alright. Yellow text at the bottom reads Ukamaka Olisakwe.

Review: Ogadinma Or, Everything Will Be All Right by Ukamaka Olisakwe

There’s something unnerving about historical fiction that feels like it could have played out just the same today. Though set in a tumultuous Nigeria in the 1980s, Ogadinma’s themes are sadly, infuriatingly, entirely too relevant today. After a rape turns into an unwanted pregnancy, which in turn is resolved with a dangerous and illegal abortion, seventeen-year-old Ogadinma is forced to leave her home in Kano … Continue reading Review: Ogadinma Or, Everything Will Be All Right by Ukamaka Olisakwe