‘Finish the Damned Thing’ Ẹniọlá Ànúolúwapọ́ Ṣóyẹmí’s First Draft

Political theorist and author of ‘Are Nigerians Black Enough to Talk about Race?’, Ẹniọlá Ànúolúwapọ́ Ṣóyẹmí’s writing ‘almost always starts from a place of unreasonable obsessiveness.’ Our questions are italicized. What books or kinds of books did you read growing up? My memories of the kinds of books that I read in early childhood are somewhat vague. I do remember a lot of Enid Blyton—Famous Five and Secret Seven, mostly. I also remember reading the encycl

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