Ani Kayode Somtochukwu
Roxane Gay Books, an imprint of Grove Atlantic
"A searingly honest and resonant debut from a Nigerian writer and queer liberation activist, exploring what love and freedom cost in a society steeped in homophobia. The inaugural title in the most buzzed-about new imprint of recent years, And Then He Sang a Lullaby is a powerful, luminous debut that establishes its young author as a masterful talent. August is a God-fearing track star who leaves Enugu City to attend university and escape his overbearing...