Lesley Arimah describes her debut collection as “a book that interrogates the Nigerian experience, exploring the past, present and future.” What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky joins a proud Riverhead Books publishing tradition of bringing attention to voices from around the world. Whimsically beautiful and delightfully strange, Arimah’s inventive and sharply observed stories have amassed a devoted following of readers. It is a great pleasure to introduce this singular and exuberant voice.
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