KJ Orr

Critic

UK

KJ Orr is and author. Her first collection of short fiction won the BBC national short story award.

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

Date: 01 Aug 2017 Category: Books
8.0 Rating
One of the pleasures of reading Lesley Nneka Arimah’s debut collection is the feeling of being thrown off balance: not knowing where this playful and adventurous new talent will take you next. The 12 stories that make up What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky are set in Nigeria and the US, sometimes moving between the two (the author was born in the UK, has lived in Nigeria and is now based in the States). Arimah’s focus is on the lives ...