Writer, and author of ‘Saying “No More”—What Efuru Taught Me’ and ‘Things Boys Do’, ’Pemi Aguda, wants to do ‘new and daunting things’ with her writing. She writes, ‘because in these fictional worlds, I have some semblance of power.’
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What books or kinds of books did you read growing up?
I read a lot of British adventure books as a child. The Famous Five, The Secret Seven and many Enid Blyton series. I especially loved Malory Towers