Donna Seaman

Critic

USA

Donna Seaman is the Editor, Adult Books at Booklist.

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

Date: 01 Aug 2017 Category: Books
9.0 Rating
Arimah, a young writer of the UK, Nigeria, and the U.S., debuts with a slender yet mighty short story collection that delivers one head-snapping smack after another. Arimah’s potently concentrated portrayals of young women who can’t stop themselves from doing the wrong thing, especially by refusing to adhere to traditional Nigerian expectations for females to be obedient and self-sacrificing, possess tremendous psychological and social depth ...