do we call this a literary shout out?

“He’s grown like a cancer, a tumor,” Sola said. “He is like palm wine to the Palm Wine Drunkard in the Great Book, except that the intoxication Daib creates causes men to do unnatural violence.”

Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

ah, we love The Palm Wine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola!

have you read either of these books, book lover?

tell us what you thought, felt, loved, hated in the comments below…

duduzile zamantungwa mabaso (@uzamantungwa) is a poet, scriptwriter, editor and publisher. She has written scripts, storylined, edited for televisions shows such as Uzalo, Muvhango, Soul City, Tempy Pushas, Uzalo, It’s Complicated to mention a few. She is the founder of Black Letter Media – – where she is working to publish new voices out of Africa and bridge the gap between readers and undiscovered writers. She is the founder and editor of

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