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The Ottawa Book Club (Virtual)

May 28, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Ottawa Book Club

Ottawa, ON

May 28, 2022


Order The Sex Lives of African Women from your favorite bookstore.

“Touching, joyful, defiant — and honest.”

—The Economist, a best book of the year

“A book like none you will have read before… With sensitivity, this book has facilitated astonishing breaking of silences. … Sekyiamah has delivered an extraordinarily dynamic work, true to her own precept that ‘Freedom is a constant state of being … that we need to nurture and protect. Freedom is a safe home that one can return to over and over again.’”
—Margaret Busby, The Guardian

A conversation starter like Three Women but centering the experiences of women of color: a mellifluous chorus celebrating the liberation, individuality, and joy of African women’s multifaceted sexuality.


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The Ottawa Book Club

The Sex Lives of African Women

Author: Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah

“Dazzling… the tone is hopeful, resilient and accepting. Marked by the diversity of experiences shared, the wealth of intimate details, and the total lack of sensationalism, this is an astonishing…

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