AiA: Can you tell us a bit about yourself? T.P: I grew up in Lagos, Nigeria in a household where I was surrounded by books from an early age. As a child, I was a real bookworm; the introvert who preferred staying at home reading to going out and partying. I left Nigeria for the
Tearing Me Apart The real father of my children stared back at me. Somehow, I found the strength to utter the words. ‘You have to leave,’ I said. ‘I am falling in love with you and it’s tearing me apart.’ A pained look crossed his face. He let go of my hand and swallowed hard.
One-Way Street There was a lot of traffic on the way back from the hospital. I’d gone to see my sister and left feeling scared and worried. She was still in a critical condition and the consultant wasn’t giving anything away. Now I was running dangerously low on fuel. The possibility of breaking down
Best Laid Plans Thanks for a lovely evening darling.” Yomi said, as they walked through the door of their home. “It’s been a while since you treated me to dinner and a show at the theatre.” “It was nothing.” Sade said brightly. “I had a great time too. Would you like a cup of
“Nothing Comes Close explores the usual love story in a very fresh manner, employing lovely prose, suspense and the posing of serious questions to tell an immensely entertaining story. I enjoyed every moment spent reading it. Highly recommended.” ~ Richard Ali, Editor-in-Chief, Sentinel Nigeria Magazine. “Tolulope Popoola is a good communicator. Her writing connects readers to
Debut novel “Nothing Comes Close” written by Tolulope Popoola and published by Accomplish Press has been featured on a list of best books of 2012. The list was compiled by the editors and reviewers of the Africa Book Club. Daniel Musiitwa, the managing editor, said “Our 2012 list includes the top picks from our team of reviewers,