Emezi, Akwaeke

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The Death of Vivek Oji

The plaudits for Emezi’s first novel, Freshwater (NYPL Young Lions, Lambda Literary, and Center for Fiction’s First Novel honors), did not overstate the case. Following Pet, a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, this achingly beautiful probe into the challenges of living fully as a nonbinary human being, is an illuminating read. [See Prepub Alert, 2/4/20.]
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Freshwater

Discerning patrons seeking outstanding world literature will demand access to Freshwater. ["A gorgeous, unsettling look into the human psyche, richly conceived yet accessible to all": LJ 11/15/17 starred review of the Grove hc.]
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Freshwater

A gorgeous, unsettling look into the human psyche, richly conceived yet accessible to all. [See Prepub Alert, 8/21/17.]

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